Monthly Archives: October 2010

Prezis for test 2

Here are links to all of the Prezis since the last test: Exodus Leviticus Numbers Joshua Judges Samuel and Kings Prophets Isaiah Jeremiah Ezekiel

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Comparing MT Jeremiah and LXX Jeremiah

In class, we discussed that the Septuagint (=LXX) version of Jeremiah is shorter than the Masoretic text (=MT).  Read below the text of Jeremiah 10:1-11 as it appears in the LXX versus how it appears in the MT.  Do the … Continue reading

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Modern day prophets

In class we discussed the definition and roles of prophets.  Considering the characteristics of prophets that we talked about, do you believe that there are modern day prophets?  Can you think of an example of one? Also, the prophets in … Continue reading

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No blog discussion this week

I’m getting everything together for mid-term grades this week.  So, we will not have blog discussion; however, you can use this week to catch up on blog discussions from past weeks, though if you’ve missed too many you will not … Continue reading

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Strangest Levitical law

Take a few minutes to read through some of the laws in either Leviticus 11-15 or 17-26.  Is there any law that seems the strangest to you?  Now, try to put yourself in the sandals of Ancient Israelite.  Why do … Continue reading

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The exodus and modern movements

In class on Monday, we talked about the Exodus as a paradigmatic narrative that has been used in a variety of ways both in the Biblical texts and subsequent history.  How valid do you think it for modern movements to … Continue reading

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Prezi 2

Sorry for the lateness of this, but this Prezi was not up.  We did, however, cover this material in the review for the test on Wednesday.  Perhaps it will still be useful to someone scrolling through at the last moment.

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