what is judaism - sabbath etc 8 Prophets summon people to...

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What is Judaism? What are its principles? 1. God is one, holy, sovereign and good 2. God is transcendent and immanent 3. God is active in history; He cares for us & has a plan. 4. Humans are flawed but valuable 5. Mixture of Free Will and Predestination 6. Chosen People 7. Covenant a. Ethical: Love God and neighbors (Lev 19:18b, Dt 6:5) b. Ritual: Circumcision, Kosher, tithing, sacrifices, festivals,
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Unformatted text preview: sabbath, etc. 8. Prophets - summon people to obey God - short-term pessimists, long-term optimists 9. Eschatology - God's ultimate plan - Judgement Day, Perfected World, Heaven and Hell, Resurrection 10. Messiah - "Anointed One" - person empowered by God who helps carry out God's plan. 11. "People of the Book" - earliest religion with high quality "Holy" writings....
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