Lect.%2003%20-%20Israelites

Lect.%2003%20-%20Israelites - The Israelite Kingdom Sources...

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The Israelite Kingdom
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Sources The Torah - Bible - Old Testament Really the only one Positives Only Sources Offers a wealth of detail Negatives Only sources - never a good thing Hard to accurately date the events Impossible to confirm with other sources Do not reference outside events or figures Written later and often compress events
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Patriarchs (c. 1900- 1600BCE) Abraham, Isaac, Jacob Nomadic from Mesopotamia Common cultural features - Creation and Flood stories
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Religion of the Patriarchs Personal, patriarchal god with close connection to tribe Worshipped one god above others (not true monotheism) No organized clergy, temple Strong tribal solidarity and identity
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Religion of the Patriarchs How does it compare to Mesopotamian and Egyptian Religions?
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Egypt Little reason to doubt enslavement Egyptian names - Moses No Egyptian record Why glorify defeat? Why record the loss of a
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