Ancient Israelite Religion

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Ancient Israelites from the Patriarchs to after the Romans had a different religious practice of worshipping to what happens in modern-day Jewish communities. During the age of the patriarchs, a household leader, particularly the father, would build a place to worship God and would also be the one to offer sacrificial purposes. (Frigge 203) During the time of David and Solomon, worshipping in high places became more popular instead. (Frigge 203) When King Josiah of Judah came into power, the high places were destroyed so the Israelites prayed at the Jerusalem Temple. (Frigge 203) During the Babylonian exile, the temple was also destroyed, so, after the Israelites rebuilt the temple recalling it the Second Temple. When Jesus was born, the sacrificial
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