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Unformatted text preview: region where the writers resided. The Yahwist were from the south and the Elohist were from the north. Their writings can be found in the first five books of the Bible, called the Pentateuch. Which include Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy. On the evening news of late we have seen Israeli citizens forcibly removing their fellow citizens from their homes. Why is this? What is the connection with Genesis 17? In the summer of 2005, the government adopted a disengagement plan proposed by Israeli Prime Minister Arial Sharon. This plan was to remove all Israelis for the Gaza Strip and from settlement in the West Bank. In Genesis 17, God promises the land to Abraham and the Hebrews. However, like the Israelis, the Hebrews were not happy when they had to give up their land that God have given to them. Why were others getting the land God specifically gave to the Hebrews? Created on 8/30/2007 14:38:00 a8/p8...
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