1. How did the Israelites view Law?
it was a gift of God, not an imposition (a way to respond to Him)
identity- shaped who they were
exclusiveness- different from Babilonians
2. How does the concept of Torah develop?
1. directions for living
13. How does slave legislation change from Book of Covenant to
laws are more favorable to slaves and it helped them a lot. Deutoronmy says to keep
escaped slaves. Dont return them back. They shall reside with you in any place you
1. Who supposedly founded synagogue in Jerusalem
2. In regard to torah who said we need to keep laws in piety
1. Shammai (Literalist)
2. Who said we had to keep spirit of the law and summarized the
law in one foot
Final Part 2
For Jesus a kingdom of God was not?
Jesus Kingdom of God was:
Rule of god over all humanity
motivated by an ethic of love
Jesus name for God was:
What is not a rhetorically exaggerating ex
1. What are the different eras of human cultural development?
Neolithic, Chalcolithic, Early Bronze, Middle Bronze, Late Bronze, Iron
2. What significant events occurred around 3000 B.C. in the river valleys?
3. From what era and what people do mo
Uru-Kagina of Lagash (Sumerian 2500-2400 B.C.E)- Person who created the oldest law
code- Ur-Nammu of Ur III (Sumerian) 2050 B.C.E.
Hammurabi gives us the LONGEST law code. The High God gave me these laws.
Sumerian is still the special language o
Axial Age- When many religions were born
Hammurabi code was to teach children how to write (copy the laws and learn to write).
This unconsciously affected the students.
10,000 clay tablets in courts -> None include Hammurabis Law Code.
Biblical readings i