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Introducing Israel

Joan Comay

Introducing Israel

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Written by a leading historian of the Middle East, Israel is organized around six major themes: land Cited by: 3. "In this ambitious volume, Leuchter and Lamb offer a sophisticated introduction to ancient Israel's historical self-presentation.

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IVP Book Club FAQs; Introducing Hosea. In the eighth century B.C. Hosea began his ministry in the northern kingdom of Israel (which he sometimes calls Ephraim, Jacob or Samaria).

He probably preached at about the same time or a little after the prophet Amos during the prosperous reign of Jereboam II.

Unfortunately, along with the strong. The book of Exodus tells it all. Written by Moses himself, Exodus is the story of abject slavery and glorious liberation. God patiently teaches what human responsibility means, both in worship and in our relationships with others.

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There is violence and sin and disobedience scattered throughout this book. We are not ready for the Book of 1 Samuel until after we have read the Book of Judges. These days of the judges were dark days for the nation Israel. God had delivered the Israelites from their slavery in Egypt.

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The birth, youth and call of Samuel (chs. 1–3). In a book dealing for the most part with the reigns of Israel’s first two kings, Saul and David, it is significant that the author chose not to include a birth narrative of either of these men, but to describe the birth of their forerunner and anointer, the prophet Samuel.

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What relevance do the locust plagues and military invasions of ancient Israel have in our day. Why should we spend a lot of time and energy poring over this Old Testament book. The Weekday Prayer Book also includes a Torah Reading and a Haftarah Reading for Yom Ha-atzmaut.

The passages selected are the same as those found in the special prayer book for Yom Ha-atzmaut published by the religious kibbutz movement in Israel. It was strongly felt that the existence of the State of Israel requires other changes as well. The prophets remain figures of enduring interest and importance in contemporary Judaism, Christianity, and secular society as well.

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Cook. This conflict, Israel's War of Independence, was concluded by armistice agreements between Israel, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria in and. The book of Judges is alarmingly relevant to today. It records the Israelites' descent into sin and its terrible consequences.

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Book Description. Introducing Judaism is the ideal starting point for students beginning their studies of this fascinating religion. Eliezer Segal takes a historical approach, focusing on religious aspects of Judaism, and introducing themes as they emerge from authentic Jewish documents.

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Though Israel was called to be a light to the nations, she succumbs to the power of idolatry and drifts into the godless and evil practices of the Canaanites around them.

The people of God are, thus, ‘Canaanized.’ In fact, by the end of the book some of the most grievous sins in the Bible are committed—not by the nations, but by Israel!