Essays Tagged: "Hebrew Bible"

This essay is about Elie Wiesel and his life until just after world war II.

, Community and God.When he was only three years old, Elie went to a Jewish school where he learned Hebrew, Bible, and the Talmud. He spent a lot of time talking with Moche the Beadle, who told him ab ...

(2 pages) 42 1 3.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

The History of the Old Testament-Chronologically.

Old Testament is a Christian name for the Hebrew Bible, which serves as the first division of the Christian Bible. The designations "Old" and ... Old Testament Apocrypha by most Protestant bodies, whose canon conforms to that of the contemporary Hebrew Bible.There the books follow the order of the Palestinian Hebrew canon, which appears to have ... cond Chronicles.The number of Old Testament books (not counting the Apocrypha) stands at 39; in the Hebrew Bible they are usually counted as 24. The discrepancy occurs because Ezra and Nehemiah are co ...

(8 pages) 167 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Carthage, the Pheonicians and what really happened with the child sacrifices?

Pheonicians were Canaanites, speaking a Semitic language and writing an alphabet closely related to Hebrew, passages taken from the Hebrew bible is also used as evidence. The word "Tophet" is taken fr ... of sacrifice since the soil in the Carthage Tophet was found to be charcoal. However, although the Hebrew Bible passages is seen as such a strong connection to the Punic sanctuary grounds that all gr ...

(5 pages) 18 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Comparing Judaism and Islam

n is the word of God as reveled by the prophet Mohammed. The Jewish Holy Book is referred to as the Hebrew Bible. The first five books of the Hebrew Bible is called the Torah. This is the part of the ... lled the Torah. This is the part of the bible lays out a system of moral and religious conduct. The Hebrew Bible was put together in the 1st century A.D. by rabbis and teachers of the Jewish text.The ...

(5 pages) 181 1 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Christianity verses Judiasm

Church".The Bible is the Holy Book. This is divided into the Old Testament, which incorporates the Hebrew Bible, and the New Testament, which details the life of Jesus and a selection of beliefs and ... do nothing that might be counted as work such as driving or cooking.The Holy books are The Torah or Hebrew Bible (which Christians call the Old Testament), and particularly the first 5 books. At least ...

(3 pages) 110 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

"What roles do myths of origin play within religion and society?"

"What roles do myths of origin play within religion and society?"ContentsIntroductionThe Hebrew Bible / Old Testament Creation MythUnity versus DisunityExplanation versus ParadoxOppression ... rm critics led by Bultmann advocated demythologising.This essay will compare myths of origin in the Hebrew Bible / Old Testament and the New Testament. The cosmogonic myth of the Genesis creation narr ... society. This essay will seek to examine what this reveals about the nature of myths of origin.The Hebrew Bible / Old Testament Creation MythUnity versus disunityThe Priestly section (1:1-2:4) of the ...

(12 pages) 297 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Birth of Christianity

ack as man can recall, there has been one undying religion, Judaism. This religion was based on the Hebrew Bible and the people were believed to be the descendants of Abraham. It was believed that Jes ...

(2 pages) 51 2 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Compare and contrasting religions

th the western religions they all have there holly books that they read from with the Jews it s the Hebrew bible and Christians it's the holy bible with Christians the Hebrew bible is called the old t ... elieve in the new testament. In Islam there holy book is called the Koran which includes Moses, the Hebrew prophet and lawgiver, and Jesus, whom Christians believe to be the son of God rather than a p ...

(3 pages) 101 0 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Comparision of Islam, Christianity, and Judiasim

Abrahamic religions" because they traced their history to the covenant God made with Abraham in the Hebrew Bible. Judaism is the monotheistic religion of the Jews, tracing its origins to Abraham and h ... cing its origins to Abraham and having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Hebrew Scriptures and the Talmud. Christianity as we know it is founded on the life and teachings of ...

(6 pages) 151 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Present and discuss the interpretation in the Kabbalistic tradition of one or more passages from the Hebrew Bible.

of Jewish ancestry. The Torah is Jewish law. This refers to oral law and orthodox texts such as the Hebrew Bible (Tanakh) or the first 5 books of the Old Testament. The Zohar is considered the most au ...

(10 pages) 34 0 0.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Christian Walk

scendent and invisible. This may appear to be a radical departure from the concepts of God found in Hebrew Bible. Most Christians believe the New Testament's statements regarding the nature of God can ...

(4 pages) 35 0 0.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Similarities and Differences of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

In Christianity the sacred text is the Bible, For Islam it is the Qur'an, and for Judaism it is the Hebrew Bible or Tanakh.There exists the expectation of an individual who will herald the end of the ...

(2 pages) 155 1 4.3 Feb/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Compare Creation Myths

Beginning", a story from genesis, the first book of the five books of the torah, the original Hebrew bible. Both stories are equally intriguing in their clever plots, and creativity, used to ans ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

History, Basic Teachings, Writings, Symbols, and Practices of Judaism: Determine the historical development of Judaism - Describe the major tenets of Judaism

ns. This assignment is due in Workshop Two.:Question: What are the three main literary forms of the Hebrew scripture? What is their main focus?Response:The three main literary forms of the Hebrew scri ... orship and a life discipline that were to be practiced by Jews worldwide. Rabbinic Judaism used the Hebrew Bible as a foundation document, but from it they have developed in their own ways. The rabbis ...

(9 pages) 125 0 5.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Greek Hebrew Comparison

As the most important abstract in the lives of both the Hebrews and Greeks, Gods also had the greatest impact. Both the Greek and Hebrew entities demanded a ... ing the roles that the gods played in both cultures, the most blatant variation to note is that the Hebrew God is singular, while the Greek's Gods are plural with each divinity holding a specific role ... Greek life. While the Greek mythological system has a God created for a plethora of situations, the Hebrew Bible clearly maintains the idea that God is one. "A mediator, however, does not represent ju ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

World Religions Report

onsidered to be one of the Arabic religions, Islam is originated from the tradition of Abraham, the Hebrew Bible patriarch. The most number of Muslims are found in Indonesia.The place of worship that ...

(9 pages) 99 0 3.4 May/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

The life of the historical Jesus and his message

esus Christ only to Christians because the Jews do not consider Jesus to have been the messiah. The Hebrew Bible, or the Old Testament, prophesized that a messiah would come as a savior to lead the Je ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

God, the Answer of Life and Death

their lives, as well as answer the many questions people have about their religion.4 To start, the Hebrew bible is called the Tanakh. The Tanakh was given to Moses, a prophet, at Mt. Sinai, Egypt. Th ...

(8 pages) 27 0 4.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Sacred Texts in Judaism and Christianity

revere their sacred and authoritative texts more than the Christians do, honouring the words in the Hebrew Bible and the commentaries, while Christians follow the undemanding teachings of Jesus, who s ...

(6 pages) 17 0 5.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Paradise Lost - Eve's Defective Character

ssion: the contrast between good and evil. Some of the best examples lie in the sacred texts of the Hebrew Bible, but no one, aside from Satan, has caught more negative publicity than Ever herself. Af ... itude in complete opposition with itself.Milton's Eve, much more personified and enlivened than the Hebrew Bible's Eve, becomes more a tragic figure than a villain. We see her flaws as being related t ...

(9 pages) 2 0 0.0 Aug/2013

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies