Lakshmi has been worshipped for a very long time. There have been coins found from the ScythoParthian Kingdom and throughout India since the 1st millennium BC.
Also, there have been iconography and statues found in Hindu temples throughout Southeast Asia
The Q and As in this file are base on information found in variety of files posted on our
website under Judaism: Book of Psalms, Book of Proverbs, the file on Silence, the
Jewish View of the Messiah, and the file on elements of Hasidic Judaism- as well as
1. Describe the apparent opposition between the Book of Genesis and the data of
A: Genesis (the first Book of Torah and the first book of the Christian Bible)
says the world was created in six days- astrophysics tells us differently, that
Q: What is the chronological order of milestones of biblical
Covenant to All people: Noahide Covenant
Abraham and Sarah: Covenant with Hebrew People- 1800 B.C.E
and Descendants of Abraham and Sarah
Joseph, Jews in slavery in Egypt
The following Q and As are based on this article. Read it, please, before studying the Q
and As here.
Q: What is a Mezuzah? What prayer does it contain?
A: A small metal case affixed to the doorpost of a Jewish household, wh
1. Q: What are two kinds of understanding are typically attributed to a prophet?
A: Sometimes (1) knowledge of the future is attributed to prophets. So, for example,
the Hebrew prophet Daniel had a mystical vision of the Messiah to come, one sent by
1. Q: What are three forms of Judaism? What is the view of each toward the commandments?
A: (1) Reform Judaism: doesnt absolutely affirm the practice of any commandments in the
Hebrew scriptures. That means that Reform Jews do not feel themselves obliged
1. Q: The Dalai Lama is said to be a manifestation of whom?
A: A bodisattva
2. Q: What was Mao Tse Tungs view toward religion?
A: He rejected all religion, including Tibetan Buddhism, as incompatible with the ideal
state envisioned by communism.
3. Q: Com
The following Q and As present highlights Hebrew history as it is presented in the
Tanak (Hebrew scriptures), and commentary on it that accords with Jewish
understanding. As such, it is not a critical history- i.e., history critically
examined in the ligh