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  • Traveling Prophets Around 886 Bce
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    "Soul Catchers" A most interesting film detailing the history and role of the prophet in the Jewish tradition. The first question we must explore is what a prophet is. A prophet by definition is a person who speaks by divine inspiration. Others will say that a prophet is one whose eye is open. A person who can see things that others cannot. In order to understand the prophets and their appearance in history we must first understand the politics of the times. In the eleventh century BCE Israel is...
  • Hebrew Exiles In Babylon
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    The Hebrew Exiles in Babylon: Why So Many Chose to Remain When Jerusalem fell to the conquering Babylonians in 587 BC, most of what was important to the Hebrew people was gone. They lost their holy city, the Temple was destroyed, and the David ic monarchy ended (Beasley 221). Following the destruction of Jerusalem, the Babylonian king, Nebuchadrezzar, deported most of the population to other cities, including Babylon. These exiles remained there for about fifty years until the Persian forces, un...
  • Solomon's Temple
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    King Solomon ruled all of Israel in an outstanding way from 977 to 937 BCE (12). Despite his wealth and power, Solomon is known to history for his wisdom and as the builder of the Temple of Jerusalem. He has been credited with authoring all or parts of three books of the Bible (Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Solomon). King Solomon was the ruler of ancient Israel who reigned from 961-922 BC (8). He is the son of David and Bathsheba. Solomon succeeded his father as king and his territory exte...
  • 5500 Years The City Of Jerusalem
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    Jerusalem was not always considered to be the religious center of the world. in fact, many times in Jerusalem's history it was completely uninhabited. Jerusalem was first settled in 3500 BCE on the Opel above the Gipon Spring. The city was deserted at an unknown date until the 19th century BCE. When the city appeared in the Egyptian Execration Texts. In those texts the city was known as "Rusalimum". However the city of Jerusalem was truly developed in the heart of The Hyksos Period. King David, ...
  • Rest Of The Kings Thought As Richard
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    The use of Toulmin model Applied to a scene from the movie SALADIN THE CHAMPION (The Crusaders) Saladin: Ahmad M azhar king Richard: Handy Gai the Virginia: Lila Faw zi King Feleebe: Omar Alharerri by: Al-Omani Q 8 Comm. 480 Assign#3 Summer 98's aladin the champion (the crusaders) This movie talks about the crusades to gain Jerusalem back from the Moslem army that was lead by the great sultan Saladin. At the beginning of the movie the Moslems hear about the mis fortunate Moslems that are treated...
  • 2 Kings 25 And The Two Articles
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    Controversy of the Exile After reading 2 Kings 25 and the two articles, the main source of contrast between these two source is the amount of detail they go into on different aspects of the Exile. The Biblical reading mentions King Nebuchadnezzar and his capture of King Zedekiah, the efforts of General Nebuzaradan and his detailed destruction and pillaging of Jerusalem and the Temple, the capturing and execution of Judah's chief officers and priests, Judah's revolt against Gedaliah and fleeing t...
  • Warnings From Jeremiah Jerusalem
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    Brian Brakes Old Testament 103 The life of Jeremiah Jeremiah may be one of the most intriguing and revealing of the Old Testament prophets. With his continual return to god and the constant struggle between his heart and the voice of god. This elevates him as a human being and not just as an instrument of god (Paterson 144). He is one of the most human of prophets mentioned in the Old Testament and at the same time most Christ like in aspects of his sermons and works. His story has intrigued man...

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