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Discuss the biblical concept of holiness.
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What are the different sacrifices and offerings which God instituted in his system of worship?
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What is the difference between unwitting sin and sinning "with a high hand"?
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How is Deuteronomy like a suzerain/vassal treaty?
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How does Israelite law compare with Hammurabi's code?
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What is casuistic law?
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What is apodictic law?
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What is Yahwistic Law?
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What is lex talionis?
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What are the four basic approaches to numbers in Numbers?
1) Taking the numbers literary
2) The figures in Numbers represent a "misplaced" census list from the time of the Monarchy
3) The word translated "thousands" also can be translated "tribes" or, with slightly different vocalization, "chieftains"
4) The numbers are part of the epic style of narrative, intended to press the majesty and miracle of the deliverance from Egypt
What are some key theological themes in Numbers?
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What was the point of contention between Moses, Miriam, and Aaron?
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Is it likely that Moses was the author of Num 12:3?
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Who was Balaam?
A priest and diviner, hired by Balak of Moab to curse the invading Israelites. Divinely inspired, Balaam pronounced four oracles predicting the future ascendancy of Israel over Moab. A separate tradition, mixed with the first, tells of how Balaam's way was barred by an angel, invisible to him, but not to his ass, which stopped. When Balaam struck the beast to move it, the ass spoke and rebuked him for his harsh treatment, after which the angel appeared to Balaam, and told him to continue on his way, but only to speak the words divinely given to him.
What is the documentary hypothesis?
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Identify J
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Why do some scholars speak of "Tetrateuch and Dueteronomistic History"
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What archaeological evidence is there for the conquest of Jerrico?
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What does "herem" have to do with holy war?
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Identify E
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Identify D
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Identify P
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