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Toledot
The Ten generations used in Genesis to structure the book.
TaNaKh
Hebrew scripture and writings

Torah Nebim Kethubim
Primeval History?
Ancestral History?
*Genesis 1-11
*Genesis 12-50
Hellenism
*333 to 63 B.C.E.
*Alexander the Great
List the "core" beliefs to the Jewish community starting with the core. Give dates.
*Torah (Law) 400 BCE
*Nebim (Prophets) 200 BCE
*Kethubim (Writings) 1 CE
Priestly Source
*550-450 BCE (Written while in Babylonian exile)
*1st creationist story lots of genealogy
Family Tree?
(SEE DRAWING)
Deuteronomist
*700-600 BCE
*Concerned w/ history and historical facts
*Possibily Levi source
Biblia
*Means Books
*Bible intended to be read together
Septuagint
*Greek Version of Torah
Vulgate
*Latin version of Torah
Abraham Cycle
Gen. 12-24
1. Call and Covenant
2. Abraham and Isaac: Birth,Challenge, Testing
3. Last Days
Anatolia
*North of Canaan home of hittites
Anthropomorphism
*giving God "human" characteristics
*characteristics of Yahwist writer
Diaspora
*Scattering of Jews
Yahweh
*"Lord" Personal word
Most common name for God in Hebrew times
Elohim
Joseph Cycle
*Gen. 37-50
1. Joseph to Egypt
2. Judah and Tamar
3. Joseph's rise to power in Egypt
4. Joseph and his brothers
5. Jacob's family in Egypt
Apocrypha
Included in the Catolic Canon
Torah
*Law
*Hebrew Canon
Pentateuch
*Another name for Torah or first five books of Bible
Nevi'im
*Prophets
Six Parts of OT biblical narrative?
*Creation
*Fall
*Covenant
*Exodus and Torah
*Rise and fall of the nation and the prophetic vocation
*Exile
Jacob cycle
Gen. 25-36
1. Jacob and Esau: Birth, Birthright, Blessing, Flight
2. Jacob and Laban: Jacob meets his match
3. Jacob and Esau: Reconciliation
Kethubim
Writings
Last of the three main divisions of the Hebrew bible
Hebrew
*Language of Israelites
*Language most of the OT bible written in
Documentary Hypothesis
*Scholarly hypothesis that suggest Torah not the work of one author
*JEPD
Covenant
*A call and a promise
*a deal between amn and God requiring something from both sides
Canon
*Rod or ruler
Canaan
Promised Land occcupied by Hebrews
Israel
*Entire area of Canaan occupied by the Israelites
Elohist Source
*Uses Elohim
*Not as Colorful
*850 BCE
Judah
*Home of Yahwist source
*Name of Southern Kingdom
Genre of Genesis
Saga
What did God give to Jacob after they wrestled?
*A new Name, Israel
Cosmology
*A model of the structure of physical universe
Inclusion
*A literary technique that ends a unit of text with the same or similar words to create wholeness and literary closure
Yahwist
*Anthropomorphic look at God
*LORD
*earliest source