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Hebrew Influence On Western Civilization

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Since the time the Hebrew people settled in the land that God had given them, they have made an impact on the world. A tiny people that started with a mighty call from God, the Hebrew civilization has had a lasting influence on Western Civilization. When God called Abram, he told him, “…all the peoples of the earth will be blessed through you” (Gen 12:3 [New International Version]). Looking back, it is plain to see the truth that God was speaking. Although other civilizations, such as the Sumerian’s and the Egyptian’s, had earlier starts and were larger, they played a smaller part in influencing Western Civilization than the Hebrew civilization. The Hebrew people and their relationship with their god gave Western Civilization
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