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  • Summary Of Joshua's Farewell Of The Promised Land

    The boundaries of the Promised Land in Joshua showed that a decisive military campaign was envisaged, but the settlement was partial (Wenham 1971:144). The next part of the narrative explained how the conquered land was allocated amongst the twelve tribes of Israel. This was followed by the creation of cities of refuge and the allocation of Levitical cities. Finally, the Book concluded with Joshua’s farewell exhortation to Israel at Shechem. 1. Allocation of the Land (Joshua 13-19) With the…

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  • The Importance Of Jerusalem In Space

    justify Jerusalem as a sacred space. The “Holy Land” does not have the qualities of a “great city”. It is not on route to any important place, it does not have a trading market, nor is it on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. However, it does have a small source of water, the Gihon Spring, which is reason enough to settle anywhere. Additionally, it has many hills and valleys like the Kidron Valley, Hinnom Valley and the Tyropean Valley that serve as natural defenses to the city of Jerusalem.…

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  • Rise Of The Islamic Empire

    THE RISE OF AN ISLAMIC EMPIRE FROM THE 6TH TO THE 13TH CENTURIES. James Q. Shelton History 101 11/15/2016 During the rise of the Islamic Empire from the 6th to the 13th centuries, Islam changed political, social, and cultural conditions. The intentions of this essay are to inform readers of the rise of the Islamic Empire. The begin of Islam is set apart in the year 610, after the principal disclosure to the prophet Muhammad at 40 years old. Muhammad and his devotees spread the lessons…

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  • Identity Crisis In Jhumpa Lahiri's 'Diaspora'

    CHAPTER -1 INTRODUCTION Diaspora basically refers to the people who move from their original homeland to the foreign land. this movement to the alien land leads to many problems for the diasporic people like they suffer from identity crisis whose outcome is alienation. The Diaspora began with the 6th century BCE conquest of the ancient Kingdom of Judah by Babylon, the destruction of the First Temple (c. 586 BCE), and the expulsion of the…

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  • Olive Tree Symbolism

    The agriculture industry in Palestine is crucial to the economy, and is the pillar of their food security. However, the agriculture industry in Palestine is being controlled and restricted by the Israeli government. Israel continues to use the Palestinian agriculture as a means to inflict collective punishment on the Palestinian people to confiscate more land in the Occupied Territories’ (OT). Israel continues to confiscate Palestinian agricultural land and aquifers by denying Palestinian…

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  • The Siege Of Jerusalem: The Crusades

    The Siege of Jerusalem has two different perspectives in it which would most obviously be the Christian and the Muslim perspectives. The siege of Jerusalem is based upon those two main perspectives which also hold two different stories. Now the Muslims went through terrible tortures and a massacre. While the Eastern Christians were also killed by the Crusaders in Jerusalem but only when they went upon their blood thirsty massacre where everyone was dressed alike so it was hard to tell the…

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  • Solomon's Disobedience

    During the time of Samuel, why did the people of Israel desire a king? Saul, David, and Solomon are the most well-known kings of Israel, and the common attribute that each king either excelled in or struggled with was obedience. Obedience is what God asked from each king; unfortunately, not every king obeyed the commands of the Lord. Originally, they were not supposed to a king, but the people of Israel did not trust God and wanted to follow other nations. Samuel at the time was getting old and…

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  • Gender Discrimination Against Women In Israel

    There is common idea in Israel that the standing for women, economically, socially and culturally has improved enormously in recent years, particularly the last two decades, and that mainstream society in Israel is moving towards an era of full and complete equality, regardless of gender. This opinion is extremely encouraging to many women and young girls have high aspirations for their part in Israeli society. It is also encouraging to men in Israel, who now can believe that their wives,…

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  • Zechariah In The Old Testament

    “Zechariah” means “the Lord (Jehovah) remembers.” In the Old Testament this name is used over twenty-nine times. Zechariah was a postexilic prophet during the restoration from Babylon. He was born in Babylon from a priestly family that returned to Jerusalem with some 50,000 other exiles. Like Jeremiah and Ezekiel he was both prophet and priest. Jewish tradition credits him with being one of the Great Synagogue, a body which is thought to have gathered and preserved the sacred writings and…

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  • Second Temple Essay

    Nehemiah during the Persian period (as a consequence of the destruction of the First Temple by the Babylonian empire), starting in 537 B.C. finishing with his destruction in A.D. 70; marked the beginning of Israel return after 70 years of exile to Jerusalem. Meanwhile, a few years before, the Israelites wandered through the wilderness for 40 years after being free from 400 years of slavery by God. He instructed Moises “the leader” to build a Tabernacle for Him to serve as a house of worship in…

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