Essays Tagged: "Hebrew"

Ethical Values In The Old Testament

situation." The ethical values of today, especially Christian ethics, borrow and carry forward the Hebrew ethics of the past. Yet it is hardly fair to explain Old Testament ethics with only what was ...

(3 pages) 209 0 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Egyptian, Babylonian and Hebrew Mythology. Comparison of 3 cultures creation and flood story and associating it with their world views

Egyptians, Babylonians, and Hebrews have similarities yet also differences in their religions. The importance is not in the simi ... od story. By analyzing these stories we can come to a better understanding of their world views.The Hebrew creation story from the book of Genesis is one that most people know well. In the beginning G ... ods bestowing their powers upon him. The Egyptians do not actually raise one god above another. The Hebrews have only one God, who created the earth. The gods from each story created man from differen ...

(4 pages) 174 1 4.2 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Western Legal Tradition

ference between the law and conceptions of law held by the ancientEgyptians, the Mesopotamians, and Hebrew leaders versus rule by a band ofthieves, is just that- a distinction between love versus powe ... led upon by the Gods toprotect this land from the 'wicked and the evil'.For the case of the ancient Hebrews, they believed in and followedtheir true ruler, God. They had faith in His commandments and ...

(4 pages) 75 0 3.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Numerology in The Odyssey How numbers are used throughout The Odyssey by Homer and how they all symbolize different events or characters in the book

science has its roots in the ancient cultures of Greece, Rome, and Egypt, and also has ties to the Hebrew Kabbalah; it has unlocked the mysteries of life for over 2,500 years (Lagerquist and Lenard 3 ...

(10 pages) 97 1 4.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Christian Foundations By: Kathleen Fischer & Thomas Hart

t a decent understanding of the bible. The bible has been translated from the original languages of Hebrew, Greek and Aramaic. It now exists in every language known to man. It also remains to be the b ... e feel at peace. We don't feel guilty or troubled in any way. Another example is time, in which the Hebrew scripture's record a period of almost 2000 years (pp. 22). We have seen countless generations ...

(7 pages) 83 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Rembrandt van Rign.

born. At age seven he began attending grammar school where he studied the classics, Latin, possibly Hebrew, and the Bible. Seven years later Rembrandt's father made plans for sending him to a universi ...

(7 pages) 102 0 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Jonathon Edwards "Sinners in the hands of an Angry God"

tions. He was born in Connecticut. He entered Yale at age thirteen after studying Latin, Greek, and Hebrew (Jonathon Edwards, Homepage). He later graduated and was converted to Jesus Christ. Edwards b ...

(3 pages) 70 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Religious Beliefs of the Ancient Mesopotamians and the Hebrews.

Religious Beliefs of the Ancient Mesopotamians and the HebrewsThe ancient Mesopotamians and the Hebrews had significant differences in their religious beli ... nd fire and in all other things. There were also the demons; they caused the disasters and sickness.Hebrew beliefs were different than that of the ancient Mesopotamians. The Hebrews had an ethical and ... ical and moral view about religion, they believed in Monotheism, the belief in one god, Yahweh. The Hebrews "demythicized nature"(40) in that there were no gods in nature. They believed god was fully ...

(2 pages) 58 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Analytical Essay on the Flood Narratives in 'Gilgamesh' and the Bible

of the flood story is related to a polytheistic, antropocentric and fatalistic worldview, while the Hebrew myth is based on a monotheistic, theocentric and ethically casual worldview.The big differenc ... he earth."(the Bible, p. 14, §9-10)Becoming immortal (as God) is completely impossible in the Hebrew myth as the difference between human beings and the God is huge. There cannot be other gods b ...

(6 pages) 120 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Jeremiah Chapter 1: A Detailed Exegesis

a greatly edited piece. There were two editions found at Qumran, the Greek Septuagint (LXX) and the Hebrew, Masoretic text (MT). The LXX is considerably shorter than the MT with some less 2,700 words ... dictable" set of "common stylised features" found in many call narratives. v5 is also an example of Hebrew poetry, known as a 'tricolon' because there are three parts or sections. Different from the W ...

(11 pages) 59 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

History Of the Holocaust By john mcenroe

The Holocaust (also called Shoah in Hebrew) refers to the period from January 30, 1933, when Adolf Hitler became chancellor of Germany, ...

(5 pages) 57 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

The Similarities between Judaism and Christianity

ity emerged from the religion of Judaism through the figure of Jesus Christ. Jesus was originally a Hebrew, but became the founder of the new religion known as Christianity. Emerging from Judaism, Chr ... th are strongly believe in Monotheism. Monotheism is the belief or doctrine in one eternal god. The Hebrews still believe that God is their special protector and he means everything to him. The truly ...

(3 pages) 145 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Code of Hammurabi vs. the Hebrew Law

The Code of Hammurabi and the Hebrew's law code are extremely similar although they do have some differences. Both of the systems ... erences between the two codes is the code of Hammurabi is much more strict and unforgiving than the Hebrew's system of law. If the United States were to choose to adopt one of these systems of law the ... Hammurabi would change our country the most.There are so many things the code of Hammurabi and the Hebrew's code of law have in common that it is hard to pick out the differences between the two. Som ...

(2 pages) 53 1 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

College essay: What qualities or unique characteristics do you possess that would allow you to contribute to the UCF community?

area of study I plan to go into. Not only do I have knowledge of my parent's but am also fluent in Hebrew, Finnish, and English. The life experiences that I acquired came from the fortunate fa ...

(1 pages) 40 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Elie Wiesel A Source of Strength

in both Judaism and secular subjects. He grew up speaking Yiddish, Hungarian, Romanian, German, and Hebrew. Elie Wiesel had a loving family and lived his daily life doing what young boys typically do ...

(7 pages) 51 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Jewish Festivals: Shabbat, Rosh Hannah, Yom Kippur, Channukah, Pesach.

val is the celebrated all year round is the Shabbat. The Jewish Sabbath or Shabbat as it is said in Hebrew is on a Saturday, the 7th day of the week. It commemorates that after creating the world, God ... s that after creating the world, God refrained from work on the 7th day. The word, Shabbat means in Hebrew to cease, end or rest, and that is exactly what Jews do. They refrain from work. There are 39 ...

(5 pages) 42 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Inspired Words - Persuasive argument that the Bible truly is inspired by God.

in their copying, due to the belief that they were handling the Word of God. Careful examination of Hebrew, Latin, and Greek texts reveal that astute accuracy was achieved during the translation of th ...

(3 pages) 59 2 2.7 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Author motive in "Lord of the Flies."

s representative of the devil as shown in the quote "The Lord of the Flies" is a translation of the Hebrew [Beelzebub]...suggested name for the devil (Golding, 205). This quote, coming from the notes ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Book of Job- Theological issues and doubts through each verse.

tion once a reward or punishment in the afterlife. This is probably a gentile book translated for a Hebrew audience; Job does not know the Israelite name for Yahweh and he himself comes from northern ...

(6 pages) 69 0 2.5 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Jewish people link their history to their system of morality?

e central and most important document of Judaism revered by Jews through the ages. It is written in Hebrew, the oldest Jewish language. It is also called the Law of Moses.Another important book in Jew ... nother important book in Jewish history is Exodus. Exodus is the second book of the Torah, known in Hebrew as Shemot. Exodus describes Moses who leads the Hebrews by God's power from Egypt into the Si ...

(1 pages) 27 0 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith