Jan 24th - January 24, 2008 First Century Judaism I....

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January 24, 2008 First Century Judaism I. A. Many divine beings (angels, arch-angels, demons ect.) B. They had sacred places (go to a particular place, temple, and synagogues) C. Cultic Acts (used incense, animal sacrifice, ritual actions) Cultic-“care of” D. They emphasized the present life II. Uniqueness of Judaism in the 1 st Century A. Monotheism-one god 1. Polytheism, Henotheism (many gods but choose to follow one god), Monotheism (one god only others don’t exist) 2. Not spatially located (1 st Kings 8:27) pagans believe that they were in only one location “Aphrodite was only located in “her” temple” 3. Holy, transcendent B. Covenant between God and his people 1. Made with Abraham 2. Confirmed with Moses 3. Inscribed in writing (10 commandments) C. Law of Moses (first 5 books of the Bible) 1. Torah- teaching/Instruction 2. Penta/teuch-5/Penta scrolls/teuch (5 scrolls) a. Gift from God b. After salvation Exodus 20:2 c. Made them distinct (circumcised, kosher food, clothing
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course BUSA/BIB 108/102 taught by Professor Lowery,ackerd during the Spring '08 term at Eastern.

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