Chapter 2 provides examples of studies, based largely on archaeological remains, of limited aspects of Iron II Israelite
This Moabite tradition, that the Israelite
tribe of Gad had been long established in Transjordan already in the 9th century BCE, jibes with the Torah's tradition of early Israelite
Berman sets out to read the Pentateuch "as a document of political and social theory" (3), proposing that it can be read as containing an idealized vision of Israelite
society that is fundamentally egalitarian.
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For many centuries powerful empires sought to dominate this vital intersection of the ancient Near East, leaving behind their influence and causing the Israelite
nation and its faith to transform and be transformed, but also ensuring the wide dispersal of its ideas.
We are grieved by the end of the earthly sojourn of this great friend of the Jewish community in Bulgaria," add the Israelite
Spiritual Council and Shalom.
As a not so silent witness to the world that the Israelite
God is God and that He was and is always faithful to keep His word.
But from the very first encounters with western explorers in the 17th century, the idea took root that ancient Israelite
communities were to be found in the islands of the Pacific.
Samaritans sanctify only the Five Books of the Pentateuch, explain Tsedaka and Sullivan (both A.
Dark God: Cruelty, Sex, and Violence in the Old Testament" by Thomas Romer (Old Testament, Faculty of Theology and Science of Religion, Lausanne University) was specifically written to counter this misleading perception and to show that the commandments of a seemingly vengeful god were in truth and in fact designed to preserve Israelite
faith from dogmatic complacency with the realization that He was intensely engaged in the lives of his chosen people and of all mankind to their ultimate betterment.
He favors the use of the term Samarians for these separated northern Israelite
sisters and brothers during most of their history, employing the term Samaritans only after the definitive split.
The relationship between the Old Testament and the New Testament reflects both the continuity and discontinuity between the Christian and Israelite
Faced with the imminent loss of the entire Israelite
work force, Pharaoh undertakes the extreme and ultimately catastrophic task of pursuing them into the wilderness, a move that eventually leads to the complete annihilation of his army at the Red Sea.
version of "sheol" predicted a sort of dreary and destitute abyss in which to spend eternity.
King David captures Jerusalem from the Jebusites and establishes his capital there.