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monothesis
1 god
polytheistic
many gods
agnostic
unsure if god exsist
ateistic
deny god exsist's at all
religion
way of seeing and relating to ourselves, other people, the world we live in, and possible realities beyond this world
7 dimension: experimental/emotional
encountering natrual or supernatural force that produce a sense of fear or awe
7 dimension: social/institutional
ppl who seek out others with similar experiences and form groups for support
7 dimension: narrative/mythic
ppl who pass on their experience in stories
7 dimension: doctrinal/philosophical
ppl ask questions about the experiences and the stories they explain them rationally.
7 dimension: pratical/ritual
group that understands their experiecnes to relate to powers or beings beyond visible everyday realilty.
7 dimension: ethical/legal
group that decides what actions and way of life are appropriate to their experience and understanding of those experiences
7 dimension: material/artistic
living out the 6 dimensions group produces material things in a way to express thier experiences and their understanding of those experiences.
Denominations
different forms of christanity
faith
belief in God
theology
intellectual displine that explors the reality from a particular perspective.
general revelation
deliberate self disclosure of Gods to humanity
special revelation
given to particular groups of human beings
soteriology
study of salvation
anthropology
study of human beings
subdivision: biblical theology
study fo the written documents found in the bible
subdivision: historical theology
study of how the christian faith dveloped in the various periods of history after the biblical era
subdivision: systematic theology
study of the basic formulations of christian belief (dogmas/doctrines)
subdivision: moral theology
focus on the value arising from christian belief and attempts to identify the behaviors that are (in)congruent w/the values
Elohist
8century B.C.E
Deuteronomist
76century B.C.E
yahwist
9century B.C.E
priestly
65century B.C.E
documentary hypothesis
theory that pentateuch was produced by combining 4 strands of tradition
omnipotence
all powerful
antrhopomorhpism
humanlike characteristics to God
myth
story that tells about people and their world
benevolence
goodness
character of yhwh 1
he was more powerful than egyptian gods and gods of canaanites
character of yhwh 2
he cared about earthly oppression and material needs. he rescued israelites from slavery and settled them in a land that had resources
character of yhwh 3
he supported the israelites in the desert place where food/water couldn't be found
character of yhwh 4
he was a strong warriro who led israel in battle against hostile neighbors
plague 1
water into blood
plague 2
frogs
plauge 3
gnats
plauge 4
flies
plague 5
pestilence
plague 6
boils
plague 7
hair/thunder
plague 8
locusts
plague 9
darkness
plague 10
death of first born.
commandment 1
no other Gods
commandment 2
don't use the Lords name in vain
commandment 3
remember the sabbath
commandment 4
honor mother/father
commandment 5
do not murder
commandment 6
do not commit adultery
commandment 7
do not steal
commandment 8
do not bear false witness against your neighbor
commandment 9
do not covet your neighbors house
commandment 10
do not cover your neighbors wife mal femal ox etc that belongs to him
sacrifice
pratice of offering gifts to god(s)
passover
jewish holiday celebrates when god rescued the isralites from egypts by killing firstborn
former prophets
historical narratives
latter prophets
bear the name of actual israelites prophets and contain their prophicies
(3) kings
saul, david solomon
books of former prophets (4)
joshua
judges
1-2 samuel
1-2 kings
books of latter prophets (12 and 3)
isaiah
jeremiah
ezekiel
12 (hosea, joel, amos, obadiah, jonah, micah, nahum, habakkuk, zephaniah, haggai, zechariah, malachi)
pagan
not christian not jews
mystery religion
secret cult that conducted ritual initiations into the mysteries foa particular god(ess)
imperial cult
political party in honor of the emperor who was recognized as a superhuman.
orthodoxy
right teachering or right opinion
Jerusalem conference
meeting of christna leaders held in jerusalem in 48C.E. purpose was th determine whether gentile converts to christianity needed to follow all of the requirements of judaism.
partriach
early father of people, exa: abraham isaac and jacob.
abraham
1st partriach of israelite ppl. god formed covenant.
moses
greatest prophet of isreal who led the israelites out of slavery in egypt and into the promist land of cananan.
jacob
son of isacac. patriach of the isrelte ppl
abraham promise
new future. have many decendants make him a great nation through him all nations of the early will be blessed.
covenant
promise betweeen God and the people. promise between two people. etc.
ishmael
son on abraham who is sent away into the desert but is rescued by God.
isaac
son of abraham and patriarch of the israelite ppl with whom the covenant with the israelites is continued and through whom the promises to abraham are fulfilled.
jacab
son of isaac and patriarch of the israelite people renamed isreal by God.
aaron
jacob's brother. helped assisted.