Ark of the Covenant

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(Judaism) sacred chest where the ancient Hebrews kept the two tablets containing the Ten Commandments


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Articles appeared describing the Ark of the Covenant as "a very expensive but very perfect Leyden jar," (5) or in similar terms.
The building and setting up of the model of the Ark of the Covenant was conceived, constructed, and donated to the residents of the city of Jerusalem by Filipina businesswoman Grace Gupana, a resident of the Philippines and a lover of Israel.
Who doesn't thrill to the dynamic archaeologist on an historic quest to rescue the Ark of the Covenant / an Indian village / the Holy Grail?
The archaeology professor sets out on a daring adventure to find The Ark of the Covenant, which holds immense mystical power, and stop it falling into the hands of the Nazis, who are just beginning their march toward world domination.
It glorifies and venerates the Ark of the Covenant, and along with Kebra Nagast "Dignity of Kings," documents the arrival of Judaism in Ethiopia.
For at least the last 60 years, Christians in the large and populous island of Malaita in Solomon Islands have been and continue to be deeply interested in the Hebrew Scriptures, the relation of Old Testament and Malaitan genealogy, the Jerusalem Temple, the Ark of the Covenant and, more recently, the state of Israel.
Indy sets off on a quest to find biblical artefact The Ark of the Covenant, before those nasty Nazis get their grubby hands on it.
To the Israelites in Biblical times, the Ark of the Covenant was the sign of God's presence with them, especially during their 40-year wandering in the wilderness as well as in the conquest in the Promised Land.
00pm, BBC3 When Dr Indiana Jones - the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be an archaeologist - is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.
RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK (BBC Three, Wednesday, dnesday, dnesday 9pm) ALL-ACTION archaeologist Indiana Jones embarks on a hunt for the legendary Lost Ark of the Covenant against insurmountable odds and a battalion of Nazis.
Thus, Hebrew chant gave way to Gregorian; a bloody altar became bloodless; the Ark of the Covenant wonderfully became the tabernacle.
At the conclusion of the movie, Raiders of the Lost Ark, a government employee pushes an unlabeled crate that is assumed to contain the Ark of the Covenant into a vast storage facility containing thousands of identical boxes.
The Torah-thieving "Jewish Indiana Jones" is apprehended (because questing after the Ark of the Covenant isn't Jewish enough?
One volunteer constructs a makeshift Sukkah inside her small apartment in an effort to mimic what it might have felt like to cart the Ark of the Covenant around in the desert for forty years.
The original and best Indiana Jones movies, with Harrison Ford as the whip-cracking archeologist trying to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis, in Steven Spielberg's brilliant action adventure.