Jewish and Christian Ways of Ordering Hebrew Scriptures Essay

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    each theology’s sacred texts. The shape and structure of the Jewish and Christian canons are arranged to substantiate each community’s religious beliefs. Jews and Christians arranged their canons differently to obtain a specific outcome in relation to their fundamental beliefs. First off, the Jews arranged their books in the Hebrew Bible to reflect their covenantal relationship with God. The 24 books are organized by genre of scripture and tell the history of God’s relationship

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    Abrahamic religions aforementioned is that, they all claim a direct lineage to Abraham in their religious texts. The central reference of Judaism Torah, recorded Abraham as the ancestor of the Israelites through the covenant he made with God; in the Christian Old Testament, Jesus told his followers that Abraham is "our father in Faith" (John 8:39); Abraham is mentioned as "the first pioneer of Islam" in Quran. Yet despite the bloody interchanges among Judaism, Christianity and Islam throughout history

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    Chapter 4 - The Deep Structure of Culture Introduction Our interpretation of reality determines how we define the world and how we interact in that world. We believe the source of how a culture views the world can be found in its deep structure. It is this deep structure that unifies and makes each culture unique. Meaning of the Deep Structure of Culture Although many intercultural communication problems occur on the interpersonal level, most serious confrontations and misunderstandings are as

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    Wisdom literature has long been part of the Jewish tradition with a large section of the Old Testament devoting itself to it. Job, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Sirach, the Wisdom of Solomon, and the Wisdom Psalms such as 33 and 107 make up this literature. Job, dates from the tenth century B,C and has a philosophical and theological reflection on why the righteous suffer. The proposition is that this is an orderly made cosmos and ultimately all injustices will be turned to good. Proverbs, written in

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    The Doctrine Of The Trinity

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    THE DOCTRINE OF THE TRINITY: Instructor: Lisa Nichols Hickman – hickmanl@duq.edu Director: Father Radu Bordeianu, Ph.D. Course Description: At the center of the Christian faith is a mystery. This mystery has everything to do with the identity of God, the nature of Christian community, the salvation history and our understanding of Christology. This is the mystery of the Trinity – how is the Godhead fully three persons, and yet one nature? Theophilus was the first to name the ‘triad’ nature

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    A Picatrix Miscellany

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    A PicA Trix MiscellAny Underground Edition 2007 e.v. CONTENTS On the Picatrix I. Introduction to the Picatrix (The Aim of the Sage) of al-Majriti, Maslamati ibn Ahmad II. Summary of the Contents of the Picatrix III. Excerpt from a Lecture on Alchemy by Terence McKenna On the Moon and the Lunar Mansions IV. Extracts on the Moon V. The Mansions of the Moon: “On the Creation, Proportion and Composition of the Heavens for the Fashioning of Images” VI. The Picatrix: Lunar Mansions in Western Astrology

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