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  • Masoretic Text

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    Archaeological evidence within the past several years has convinced many contemporary biblical scholars and historians that the early tradition of recording history of the oral presentation of biblical text eventually became a major part of the written contents of the Old Testament. The transition from oral to written occurred, around 520 to 320BC, following the Judeans return to the Kingdom of Judah from the Babylonia Exile. The Bible is taken from the Greek word "biblos or book" and became the

  • A Comparison of the Epic of Gilgamesh and the Hebrew Scriptures

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    A Comparison of the Epic of Gilgamesh and the Hebrew Scriptures The Hebrew Flood story of Noah and his obligation to preserve man kind after God had punished all living creatures for their inequities parallels The Epic of Gilgamesh in several ways. Even though these two compilations are passed on orally at different times in history the similarities and differences invoke deliberation when these stories are compared. Numerous underlining themes are illustrated throughout each story. Humans are

  • Summary Of The 124th Psalm

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    Introduction In the 124th Psalm, voice is given to a beautiful question about the tragic reality that would have been theirs if their “help” had come from anyone but the LORD. The “what if?” question is worth asking, and numerous moments recorded in the Hebrew Bible speak of times of strife where, in the end, “God comes through.” Dr. Toni Craven describes the whole of the Psalms as “a self-contained religious library of prayer in that it incorporates an enormously wide spectrum of issues and reflects

  • How We Got The Bible

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    How We Got the Bible Ever since I was born I have been attending church. At this young age they teach you everything about the main stories or the main points of the Bible. At my church I learned stories from Noah’s ark to the story of Adam and Eve eating the apple from the tree of knowledge of good and evil. I learned about who was the narrator of the Bible and who created our earth. I never knew who were the people that printed out the pages or chose a specific font for the Bible. I didn’t have

  • Cultural Context in How Many Miles to Babylon, Sive and 32a

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    context of a text can determine the characters and events of the text greatly. Discuss in relation to at least two texts you have studied in your comparative studies course. Texts studied: How Many Miles to Babylon, by Jennifer Johnston (HMMB) Sive, by John B Keane 32A, directed by Marian Quinn The texts I have studied as part of my comparative course are greatly determined by the cultural context of the text; we can see results of this on both characters and events of each text. In each text I have

  • Let Me Begin By Saying

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    “Palmyra”. My partner was the wonderful and always gracious, Jury. I was very confident and comfortable around my classmate until I started reading the text. I listened to Jury read and felt she read quite well. I thought to myself how hard it could be to read this short page. In fact, I was a little excited to see my score even before I began reading the text. It 's that competitive gene that I was born with. My goal was to get a better score than Jury. As soon as I began reading, I could feel something

  • Rilke Poem Poetry

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    In the text “Letters To A Young Poet” Rilke seems to have a subtly rude tone in the passage. Rilke often criticizes Franz in a mature manner so it doesn't seem as such. Then, towards the end of the of the paragraph he begins to give him some advice and constructively criticize Franz. From the third paragraph to end of the text Rilke is giving genuine advice as to how to make his career to the best of his ability. Franz, as a hopeful 19 year old, sent a letter to a man name Rilke. When Franz sent

  • A Research Study On Application Of Permission From A Single 1.5 Hour Interview, With A Grade 1-2

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    Introduction Permission from the parent was gained before the interview was conducted (Appendix 1). All privacy will be retained and therefore for the purpose of this learning profile, the child will be referred to as Child A. This Early Literacy Profile will detail information gathered from a single 1.5-hour interview, with a Grade 1-2 child. Key areas that will be discussed are both writing and reading interests and behaviours. These will be discussed in relation to Funds of Knowledge, which

  • The Themes Of Empathy

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    multiple works, including text 3 and 4. Text 3, a comic panel, exhibits the lack of empathy in a simpler manner. It shows the lack of empathy through a paranoid cynicist, a boy afraid of swimming who distrusts his lifeguard. It is later revealed that the lifeguard is also a cynicist, complaining about how she’s doing the job just to pay for university. Therefore, this text shows the audience how the lack of empathy from both ends yielded a lack of understanding. On the other hand, text 4, a poem, displays

  • The Visual Adisement Of An Advert Analysis Of Tux Soap

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    The visual text about the Tux Soap is an advertisement created to convince women that using Tux Soap for their body will improve their complexion and make them appear more visually appealing. It is targeted at women, aged between thirteen to fifty because society seems to demand that it is essential for women to look extraordinarily beautiful and have flawless skin. The advertisement appeals to the targeted audience as the beautiful woman on the advertisement with flawless skin entices young and