Religion Reading Questions:
What does it mean to call the Bible a canon?
What purposes does a canon serve for a group?
When did the Hebrew Bible begin to take a firm shape? Why then?
What is the Apoc
Terms to know: Religion: Understanding Bible Texts
Canon- A group of authoritative writings. The Tanakh is the canon of Judaism while the OT and
NT make up the Christian canon
Hebrew Bible- The books of the Bible that were written in Hebrew and Aramaic. T
Extra Credit: Book Of Eli
The Book of Eli is similar to that of the Holy Bible. I found that in the
Holy Bible, the Book of Eli reminds me to that of the Book of Moses. Eli
represents Moses, while Carnegie portrays himself as the Pha
Exam #3: Christianity and Islam
The Old Testament
Composed of many ancient texts
1st five books are the Torah/Pentateuch
2nd section- the prophets (2 sections= early and later prophets)
3rd section- the writings
Canonized by 90 A.D. at Council of Jam
Names and Terms to Know for Exam #3
3. Write an essay on how (or whether) the book of Job helps you make sense
of innocent suffering and construct appropriate responses to it.
In the Book of Job, God draws attention to Jobs righteousness to show Satan tha
Terms: Exam #2
Deuteronomistic History- The telling of the story of the life of the
nations of the Israelites from the perspective of the paradigm set
out in Deuteronomy. The books of Joshua, Judges, 1 and 2
Samuel, and 1 and 2 Kings are all written from