Who was the Pharaoh who ruled for 66 years? Who was the female Pharaoh whose reign was one of Egypt s most peaceful? What was early religion meant to

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Who was the Pharaoh who ruled for 66 years? Who was the female Pharaoh whose reign was one of Egypt s most peaceful? What was early religion meant to"

Transcription

1 Who was the Pharaoh who ruled for 66 years? Who was the female Pharaoh whose reign was one of Egypt s most peaceful? What was early religion meant to explain? What was the Egyptians view of the afterlife? What did they bury with their dead? Who is associated with the following: Cuneiform, Hieroglyphics, Alphabet.

2 World History 1 SOL WH1.3d Mr. Driskell

3 Hebrews are the ancestors of modern Jews Their major contribution was Monotheism (belief in one god) Abraham was the founder of the Hebrews Abraham s grandson Jacob had 12 sons who established a tribe called the Twelve Tribes of Israel The Hebrews were held as slaves by the Egyptians for over 400 years

4 Exodus = Moses led the Hebrews out of captivity in Egypt to freedom in Israel, the promised land Israel = The Promised Land God gave Moses the Ten Commandments The moral code of the Jews Hebrews practiced Judaism which is a monotheistic religion. Hebrews called their God Yahweh.

5 This is a representation of what the Exodus may have looked like

6 The Old Testament of the Bible is Hebrew history Torah is the first 5 books of the Old Testament The teachings of Moses are also called the Mosaic Law It demanded an eye for an eye It placed a higher value on human life Hebrews believed that only Yahweh was divine Monotheism

7

8 Hebrews divided into 12 tribes that united under one king The first king to unite the kingdom called Israel was Saul. David succeeded Saul and made Jerusalem the capital city Under the rule of David s son, Solomon, Israel reached the height of its wealth and power

9 Israel During the Time of David and Solomon

10

11 Michelangelo s Sculpture of David is one of the most well known in history

12

13

14 The true origins of the Hebrew people are lost to time. We have no documents to tell us the exact origins of the Hebrews. Hebrews settled between the Mediterranean Sea and the Jordan River Valley (part of the Fertile Crescent in SW Asia!)

15 Hebrews believe that God was taking an active role in their lives.

16 The Torah is the 1 st 5 books of the Old Testament (the sacred or holy text of the Hebrews) The Old Testament records the history of the Hebrews (Jews)

17 Abraham is the founder of Judaism (thought to have lived around 2000 BCE)

18 He was most likely a nomadic herder (sheep and goats) somewhere along the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea. He established the world s longest lasting monotheistic religion.

19 They believe in one God (monotheism)

20 Mono is the Latin prefix meaning one.

21 Theism is the Latin word for god

22 Torah: Contains written records and beliefs of Hebrews 1 st 5 books of the Old Testament (The Law) Genesis Exodus Leviticus Numbers Deuteronomy

23 The Ten Commandments outline the moral and religious conduct of the Jews.

24 The monotheism of Abraham became the foundation of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam religions that changed the world.

25 Modern Jews trace their heritage through Abraham s grandson Jacob. Jacob s 12 sons established the twelve tribes of Israel. The Torah tells us that famine forced many Israelites to migrate (move) to Egypt. Moses is said to have led the Hebrews out of Egypt (exodus) after 400 years of slavery.

26 Moses received the Ten Commandments on Mt Sinai They are the Moral and Religious code of the Jews Some examples of the 10 Commandments are Honor your mother and father You shall not commit adultery You shall not commit murder and Remember the Sabbath and keep it holy

27 By 1000 BCE, Israelites had established a small kingdom called Israel

28 Saul was the first king of Israel, however, David was the strong king who united the feuding Israelite tribes into a single nation.

29 Solomon, David s son, turned Jerusalem into the impressive capital of the Israelite nation.

30

31 Solomon s great city of Jerusalem cost money and used lots of forced labor Forced labor and high taxes caused riots after his death around 922 BCE Kingdom split into Israel in the north and Judah in the south

32 Weak, Israel and Judah soon fell to the armies of Assyrians and Babylonians.

33 Babylonian King, Nebuchadnezzar destroyed Jerusalem. He forced many Israelites into exile in Babylon. This period of exile is called the Babylonian Captivity. Exile means you are forced to leave your native land.

34 It was during the Babylonian captivity that the Torah was written down. Prior to this time, Hebrew culture was passed down orally.

35 Pictured here is the Ishtar Gate it was the main entrance to the city of Babylon Nebuchadnezzar had it built in honor of the Goddess Ishtar

36 The lion represents the God Ishtar (Goddess of Fertility, love, war) and the bulls represent the God Adad (weather god)

37 This map shows how the city was laid out during its time

38 In 539 BCE, Cyrus the Great defeated the Babylonians, freeing the Hebrews from the Babylonian Captivity

39 Many returned to their homeland, but others chose to stay in Babylon or move elsewhere. Diaspora is the scattering of people, particularly the Hebrews.

Text 2: The Ancient Israelites. Topic 2: The Ancient Middle East and Egypt Lesson 3: The Hebrews and the Origins of Judaism

Text 2: The Ancient Israelites. Topic 2: The Ancient Middle East and Egypt Lesson 3: The Hebrews and the Origins of Judaism Text 2: The Ancient Israelites Topic 2: The Ancient Middle East and Egypt Lesson 3: The Hebrews and the Origins of Judaism The Ancient Israelites Abraham is considered the father of the Israelites and

More information

2014 History Gal. All rights reserved.

2014 History Gal. All rights reserved. Copyright 2014 History Gal. Israelites Location: It includes what modern day countries? Why do we know so much about the Israelites? What made the Israelites different from other ancient civilizations?

More information

The Ancient Hebrews. The Origins and Struggles to Preserve Ancient Judaism

The Ancient Hebrews. The Origins and Struggles to Preserve Ancient Judaism The Ancient Hebrews The Origins and Struggles to Preserve Ancient Judaism Judaism Moses was the main founder of Judaism. Jews believe that Torah was revealed by God to Moses on Mount Sinai over 3,000 years

More information

Ancient River Valley Civilizations

Ancient River Valley Civilizations Ancient River Valley Civilizations Permanent Settlements During the New Stone Age, permanent settlements appeared in river valleys and around the Fertile Crescent. River valleys provided rich soil for

More information

The Principles of Judaism

The Principles of Judaism The Principles of Judaism The Israelites were a group of Semiticspeaking people. Their religion of Judaism would influence the later religions of Christianity and Islam. The Jews of ancient history were

More information

Ancient Egypt & Judaism

Ancient Egypt & Judaism Ancient Egypt & Judaism Outcome: The Origin of Judaism 1 Constructive Response Question 5. Trace the origin of Judaism and describe its core beliefs. 2 What will we learn? 1. Origin of Judaism 2. Moses

More information

10/4/2018. Big Idea. Judaism emerges in the Fertile Crescent. Essential Question. What are the beliefs of Judaism?

10/4/2018. Big Idea. Judaism emerges in the Fertile Crescent. Essential Question. What are the beliefs of Judaism? Big Idea Judaism emerges in the Fertile Crescent. Essential Question What are the beliefs of Judaism? 1 Aim Describe the beliefs of Judaism. 2 Let s Set The Stage The present-day nation of Israel lies

More information

1. Unlike the other cultures the ancient world, the Israelites believed in a. a chief god they called Baal.

1. Unlike the other cultures the ancient world, the Israelites believed in a. a chief god they called Baal. Part I Multiple Choice Hebrews Quiz 2010 1. Unlike the other cultures the ancient world, the Israelites believed in a. a chief god they called Baal. c. multiple gods. b. one God they called Yahweh d. an

More information

Historical Overview. Ancient Israel is the birthplace of the 3 great monotheistic religions of the world: Judaism, Christianity and Islam

Historical Overview. Ancient Israel is the birthplace of the 3 great monotheistic religions of the world: Judaism, Christianity and Islam Ancient Israel Historical Overview Ancient Israel is the birthplace of the 3 great monotheistic religions of the world: Judaism, Christianity and Islam Ancient Israel dates back approximately 4000 years

More information

Words to Know. 1) Famine a time of extreme hunger where crops are not growing usually due to weather conditions or warfare

Words to Know. 1) Famine a time of extreme hunger where crops are not growing usually due to weather conditions or warfare Ancient Israel Words to Know 1) Famine a time of extreme hunger where crops are not growing usually due to weather conditions or warfare 2) Covenant an agreement between two parties 3) Tribe group of related

More information

Judaism: The Early Hebrews**

Judaism: The Early Hebrews** Name Period Date Judaism: The Early Hebrews** Between 2000BCE and 1500BCE a new group appears in Southwest Asia o Called Hebrews o Simple Herders and Desert Nomads They develop a culture that eventually

More information

Hebrews believed in one god b/c:

Hebrews believed in one god b/c: Monotheism Definition: Belief in a single god Hebrews believed in one god b/c: Believed Abraham had made a covenant with God, where Abraham and his descendants promised to obey God in return for God s

More information

Judaism First of the Abrahamic Faiths

Judaism First of the Abrahamic Faiths Judaism First of the Abrahamic Faiths Judaism Explained: Religions in Global History Watch Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pwskz2xto4y Quick Summary of most of the Powerpoint if need recap Abraham

More information

History of Ancient Israel

History of Ancient Israel History of Ancient Israel I. Beginnings A. Abraham lays the foundation for a new religion (which will become JUDAISM ) 1. lived in the Mesopotamian city of UR with his wife SARAH 2. the Mesopotamians believed

More information

New Centers of Civilization C H A P T E R 3 S E C T I O N 3

New Centers of Civilization C H A P T E R 3 S E C T I O N 3 New Centers of Civilization C H A P T E R 3 S E C T I O N 3 The Role of Nomadic Peoples In the area of a civilization flourished around 4,000 years ago. On the edges of this civilization were, who occasionally

More information

Indicate whether the statement is true or false.

Indicate whether the statement is true or false. Indicate whether the statement is true or false. 1. The Zealots were the most aggressive of the Jewish groups in dealing with the Romans. 2. The Israelite prophets urged people to make the world a better

More information

World History Topic 2 Reading Guide Ancient Middle East and Egypt

World History Topic 2 Reading Guide Ancient Middle East and Egypt 1 World History Topic 2 Reading Guide Ancient Middle East and Egypt Lesson 1: A Civilization Emerges in Sumer Key Terms Write each term in your own words Fertile Crescent Mesopotamia Sumer The Epic of

More information

irrigation hieroglyphics Rosetta Stone onto land) by creating systems of. surrounded by. help communicate and record (write about) history.

irrigation hieroglyphics Rosetta Stone onto land) by creating systems of. surrounded by. help communicate and record (write about) history. CHAPTER 2 Daily Quiz 2.1 (pp. 20 25) The First Civilizations FILL IN THE BLANK For each of the following statements, fill in the blank with the correct word, phrase, or name. (An example has been completed

More information

Chapter 11. The Origins of Judaism. EQ: How did Judaism originate and develop? 11.1 Introduction

Chapter 11. The Origins of Judaism. EQ: How did Judaism originate and develop? 11.1 Introduction Chapter 11 The Origins of Judaism EQ: How did Judaism originate and develop? 11.1 Introduction In this chapter, you will learn about a group of people who lived northeast of Egypt.These people were known

More information

Do Now! The Diaspora. 7.5 billion ppl 15 million Jews.2% of population 22% Noble Peace Prizes

Do Now! The Diaspora. 7.5 billion ppl 15 million Jews.2% of population 22% Noble Peace Prizes Do Now! The Diaspora What helps Jews from all around the world feel as if they are part of a community? What makes Jews so well known? Why major religion? 7.5 billion ppl 15 million Jews.2% of population

More information

The First Israelites

The First Israelites Chapter 3, Section 1 The First Israelites (Pages 200 205) Setting a Purpose for Reading Think about these questions as you read: What did the Israelites believe? Where was the Promised Land of the Israelites,

More information

Unit 2 Reading Guide: Ancient Egypt & Judaism

Unit 2 Reading Guide: Ancient Egypt & Judaism Name: Hour Unit 2 Reading Guide: Ancient Egypt & Judaism Chapter 2: Early River Valley Civilizations Section 1: Pyramids on the Nile (p. 35) The Geography of Egypt 1. Describe the 3 unique aspects of the

More information

Name: Period: Date: The Hebrews and Judaism Study Guide. The Early Hebrews. Chapter 7, Section 1

Name: Period: Date: The Hebrews and Judaism Study Guide. The Early Hebrews. Chapter 7, Section 1 Name: Period: Date: The Hebrews and Judaism Study Guide Abraham and Moses Lead the Hebrews The Early Hebrews Chapter 7, Section 1 Sometime between a new group of people came to called Hebrews. What is

More information

netw rks Where in the world? When did it happen? The Israelites Lesson 1 Beginnings ESSENTIAL QUESTION Terms to Know GUIDING QUESTIONS

netw rks Where in the world? When did it happen? The Israelites Lesson 1 Beginnings ESSENTIAL QUESTION Terms to Know GUIDING QUESTIONS Lesson 1 Beginnings ESSENTIAL QUESTION How do religions develop? GUIDING QUESTIONS 1. What did the ancient Israelites believe? 2. How did the Israelites settle Canaan? Where in the world? Terms to Know

More information

I. ANCIENT MESOPOTAMIA

I. ANCIENT MESOPOTAMIA I. ANCIENT MESOPOTAMIA II. FINAL VERSION 2 Kings 24:7 And the king of Egypt did not come again out of his land, for the king of Babylon had taken all that belonged to the king of Egypt from the Brook of

More information

Chapter. The Ongjo^ .1'-' v(f-

Chapter. The Ongjo^ .1'-' v(f- Chapter The Ongjo^,f.1'-' v(f- Chapter 11 The Origins of Judaism How did Judaism originate and develop? 11.1 Introduction In this chapter, you will learn about a group of people who lived northeast of

More information

Chapter 11 The Origins of Judaism How did Judaism originate and develop?

Chapter 11 The Origins of Judaism How did Judaism originate and develop? 11.1. Introduction Chapter 11 The Origins of Judaism How did Judaism originate and develop? In this chapter, you will learn about a group of people who lived northeast of Egypt. These people were known

More information

Chapter 2 Lesson 2 Peoples in the Eastern Mediterranean

Chapter 2 Lesson 2 Peoples in the Eastern Mediterranean Chapter 2 Lesson 2 Peoples in the Eastern Mediterranean Pastoral Nomads Nomadic peoples who lived in the areas surrounding the great civilizations of the ancient Middle East. They domesticated animals

More information

November 18, Chapter 6 Vocab. due on today! Have out the following items: 1. Chapter 6 Vocabulary due today! 2.

November 18, Chapter 6 Vocab. due on today! Have out the following items: 1. Chapter 6 Vocabulary due today! 2. Chapter 6 Vocab. due on today! Chapter 6 Map due 11/29 November 18, 2016 Have out the following items: 1. Chapter 6 Vocabulary due today! 2. Writing Utensil 4 Weeks until Mid-Terms **Clear everything else

More information

Where in the world? The Israelites Lesson 1 Beginnings ESSENTIAL QUESTION. Terms to Know GUIDING QUESTIONS. How do religions develop?

Where in the world? The Israelites Lesson 1 Beginnings ESSENTIAL QUESTION. Terms to Know GUIDING QUESTIONS. How do religions develop? NAME DATE CLASS Lesson 1 Beginnings ESSENTIAL QUESTION How do religions develop? GUIDING QUESTIONS 1. What did the ancient Israelites believe? 2. How did the Israelites settle Canaan? Where in the world?

More information

SARGON, the ruler of neighboring Akkad, invaded and conquered the citystates of Sumer around 2300 B.C.E.

SARGON, the ruler of neighboring Akkad, invaded and conquered the citystates of Sumer around 2300 B.C.E. SARGON, the ruler of neighboring Akkad, invaded and conquered the citystates of Sumer around 2300 B.C.E. He built the first EMPIRE, known to history. An empire is several states and/or territories controlled

More information

AUDIO. The One God of Judaism

AUDIO. The One God of Judaism 5 Understand what made the ancient Israelites belief system unique from others at the time. Outline the main events in the early history of the Israelites. Analyze the moral and ethical ideas of Judaism.

More information

LECTURE 10 FEBRUARY 1, 2017 WHO WROTE THE HEBREW SCRIPTURES?

LECTURE 10 FEBRUARY 1, 2017 WHO WROTE THE HEBREW SCRIPTURES? LECTURE 10 FEBRUARY 1, 2017 WHO WROTE THE HEBREW SCRIPTURES? LECTURE OUTLINE 1. The Hebrew Scriptures 2. Brief History of the Israelites 3. The Documentary Hypothesis THE BIBLE IN YOUR HANDS Christian

More information

Survey of Old Testament History

Survey of Old Testament History Survey of Old Testament History Look at your "World History Time Chart." On your time charts, dates are given with the designation "B. C." or "A. D." "B. C." means "Before Christ" and is used with dates

More information

Chapter 2: First Civilizations- Africa and Asia

Chapter 2: First Civilizations- Africa and Asia Chapter 2: First Civilizations- Africa and Asia Section 1: Section 2: Section 3: Section 4: Section 5: Ancient Kingdoms of the Nile Egyptian Civilization City-States of Ancient Sumer Invaders, Traders,

More information

Name: Date: H.W.#: My World History Chapter 5 Judaism and the Jewish People Section 1 The Origins of Judaism and Section 3- The Jewish People

Name: Date: H.W.#: My World History Chapter 5 Judaism and the Jewish People Section 1 The Origins of Judaism and Section 3- The Jewish People Name: Date: H.W.#: My World History Chapter 5 Judaism and the Jewish People Section 1 The Origins of Judaism and Section 3- The Jewish People Terms to understand when reading: 1. Jews a group of people

More information

The Origins of Judaism

The Origins of Judaism 4 The Origins of Judaism MAIN IDEA WHY IT MATTERS NOW TERMS & NAMES RELIGIOUS AND ETHICAL SYSTEMS The Israelites maintained monotheistic religious beliefs that were unique in the ancient world. From this

More information

Origins of Judaism. By Ramez Naguib and Marwan Fawzy

Origins of Judaism. By Ramez Naguib and Marwan Fawzy Origins of Judaism By Ramez Naguib and Marwan Fawzy Introduction https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hyeaacpgaha The Patriarch of the Covenant- Abraham. Around 2000 BCE, Abraham received a vision from god

More information

Hinduism and Buddhism Develop

Hinduism and Buddhism Develop Name CHAPTER 3 Section 2 (pages 66 71) Hinduism and Buddhism Develop BEFORE YOU READ In the last section, you read about the Hittites and the Aryans. In this section, you will learn about the roots of

More information

Sunday, September 8, 13. Early Jewish History

Sunday, September 8, 13. Early Jewish History Early Jewish History Early history of the Jewish people took place in what is now the state of Israel Another name for the Jewish people is called Hebrews. Migrated to Canaan between 2100 and 1500 BC

More information

10/2/2017. Chapter Three Kingdoms and Empires in the Middle East. Biblical References? Historic References?

10/2/2017. Chapter Three Kingdoms and Empires in the Middle East. Biblical References? Historic References? Chapter Three Kingdoms and Empires in the Middle East 1 Biblical References? Historic References? Trading Empires of the Ancient Middle East Aramaeans Damascus, Syria Rich Overland Trade Aramaic Language

More information

Differentiated Lessons

Differentiated Lessons Differentiated Lessons Ancient History & Prehistory Ancient history is the study of the history of the first civilizations that wrote and kept records. Of course, people had been living in communities

More information

Peoples in the Eastern Mediterranean WORLD HISTORY

Peoples in the Eastern Mediterranean WORLD HISTORY Peoples in the Eastern Mediterranean WORLD HISTORY Early Nomadic Peoples Early nomadic peoples relied on hunting and gathering, herding, and sometimes farming for survival. Pastoral nomads carried goods

More information

CHAPTER 7: JUDAISM AND HEBREWS PART 1: THE EARLY HEBREWS

CHAPTER 7: JUDAISM AND HEBREWS PART 1: THE EARLY HEBREWS CHAPTER 7: JUDAISM AND HEBREWS PART 1: THE EARLY HEBREWS OBJECTIVES EXPLAIN WHO ABRAHAM AND MOSES WERE AND THEIR SIGNIFICANCE ANALYZE FEATURES IN THE TEXT TO FURTHER YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF MAPS, SETTLEMENT,

More information

The Origins of Judaism

The Origins of Judaism Page 1 of 6 4 The Origins of Judaism MAIN IDEA WHY IT MATTERS NOW TERMS & NAMES RELIGIOUS AND ETHICAL SYSTEMS The Hebrews maintained monotheistic religious beliefs that were unique in the ancient world.

More information

Review Questions 1. How did geography help Sumer to develop?

Review Questions 1. How did geography help Sumer to develop? Focus Question: What were the characteristics of the world s first civilization? As you read this section in your textbook, complete the concept web below to identify the main ideas about the city-states

More information

World History: Patterns of Interaction. People and Ideas on the Move, 2000 B.C. 250 B.C.

World History: Patterns of Interaction. People and Ideas on the Move, 2000 B.C. 250 B.C. People and Ideas on the Move, 2000 B.C. 250 B.C. Migrations by Indo-Europeans led to major changes in trade and language as well as to the foundations of three religions: Hinduism, Buddhism and Judaism.

More information

Bellringer-Write on your paper

Bellringer-Write on your paper Bellringer-Write on your paper The Kings of Israel were also religious leaders. How did each contribute to the teaching of Judaism? Which was the most important to its survival? Support your claim with

More information

Historical Overview. Ancient Israel is the birthplace of the 3 great monotheistic religions of the world: Judaism, Christianity and Islam

Historical Overview. Ancient Israel is the birthplace of the 3 great monotheistic religions of the world: Judaism, Christianity and Islam Ancient Israel Historical Overview Ancient Israel is the birthplace of the 3 great monotheistic religions of the world: Judaism, Christianity and Islam Ancient Israel dates back approximately 4000 years

More information

Unit II: The River Valley Civilizations (3500 B.C.E. 450 B.C.E.)

Unit II: The River Valley Civilizations (3500 B.C.E. 450 B.C.E.) Name Unit II: The River Valley Civilizations (3500 B.C.E. 450 B.C.E.) Big Idea: During the New Stone Age, permanent settlements appeared in the river valleys and around the Fertile Crescent. River Valleys

More information

Social: classes, status, hierarchy, gender, population (demography)

Social: classes, status, hierarchy, gender, population (demography) Social: classes, status, hierarchy, gender, population (demography) Political: authority, laws, military Religious: creation, death, the supernatural, faith, morality, priesthood, places of worship, scriptures

More information

Monday, January 16, 17

Monday, January 16, 17 Monday, January 16, 17 World Religions: Judaism Con. Objec+ve: WG.2A Iden+fy the impact of poli+cal and legal ideas contained in the following documents: Hammurabi's Code, the Jewish Ten Commandments.

More information

Use the chart below to take notes on where each group migrated and on the features of its culture. Indo-Europeans

Use the chart below to take notes on where each group migrated and on the features of its culture. Indo-Europeans Name CHAPTER 3 Section 1 (pages 61 65) The Indo-Europeans BEFORE YOU READ In the last chapter, you read about peoples who built civilizations in the great river valleys. In this section, you will learn

More information

Salvation History. Our History

Salvation History. Our History Salvation History Our History Salvation History The history of how our heavenly Dad has reached out to His children through and in history. How He has never stopped digging us out of the rubble. How He

More information

Chapter 2 Outline. Section 1: Mesopotamia. Section 2: Egypt

Chapter 2 Outline. Section 1: Mesopotamia. Section 2: Egypt Section 1: Mesopotamia Chapter 2 Outline - Mesopotamia: land between the - by : Sumerian culture established I. Sumerian Civilization - temple was the center of,,, and - ruler, usually a A. Cuneiform 1.

More information

Judaism. Adherents: Smallest major world religion, making up 0.2 % human race

Judaism. Adherents: Smallest major world religion, making up 0.2 % human race Adherents: Smallest major world religion, making up 0.2 % human race Judaism Roots: dating back approximately 4000 years= origins of Judaism, Islam and Christianity (recorded in the Old Testament) Three

More information

Lesson Two: Israel s Rise and Fall

Lesson Two: Israel s Rise and Fall DUE 01/25/19 Name: Lesson Two: Israel s Rise and Fall 6.42 Describe the unification of the tribes of Israel under Kings Saul, David, and Solomon, including David s founding of Jerusalem as his capital

More information

Chapter 12 Learning About World Religions: Judaism. What are the central teachings of Judaism, and why did they survive to modern day?

Chapter 12 Learning About World Religions: Judaism. What are the central teachings of Judaism, and why did they survive to modern day? Chapter 12 Learning About World Religions: Judaism What are the central teachings of Judaism, and why did they survive to modern day? 1. Introduction This boy reads from the Torah during his bar mitzvah,

More information

The First Century Church - Lesson 1

The First Century Church - Lesson 1 The First Century Church - Lesson 1 Introduction to Course Jesus said, "I will build my church" - Matthew 16:18. This course is a study of that First Century church as revealed in the scriptures. The church

More information

Connections: A World History (Judge/Langdon) Chapter 2 Early Societies of West Asia and North Africa, to 500 B.C.E.

Connections: A World History (Judge/Langdon) Chapter 2 Early Societies of West Asia and North Africa, to 500 B.C.E. Connections: A World History (Judge/Langdon) Chapter 2 Early Societies of West Asia and North Africa, to 500 B.C.E. 2.1 Multiple-Choice Questions 1) What geographical conditions contributed to the rise

More information

Bell Ringer: September

Bell Ringer: September Announcements: 1: Test retakes Bell Ringer: September (14)17, 2018 Materials: 1: Binder 2: Cornell Notes 3: The Origins of Judaism worksheet 1. Set up your Cornell notes 2. Across the top of your c-notes,

More information

Aim: How did Judaism impact the Middle East?

Aim: How did Judaism impact the Middle East? Name: Date: Aim: How did Judaism impact the Middle East? Traditional story of Abraham s origins: About 4,000 years ago Abraham lived in Mesopotamia (Ur) God told Abraham to leave Mesopotamia and go to

More information

Chapter 2. Early Societies in Southwest Asia and the Indo-European Migrations. 2011, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Chapter 2. Early Societies in Southwest Asia and the Indo-European Migrations. 2011, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Chapter 2 Early Societies in Southwest Asia and the Indo-European Migrations 1 Civilization Defined Urban Political/military system Social stratification Economic specialization Religion Communications

More information

Children of Abraham. Wonders of Arabia Windstar Cruises Ross Arnold, Fall 2017

Children of Abraham. Wonders of Arabia Windstar Cruises Ross Arnold, Fall 2017 Children of Abraham Wonders of Arabia Windstar Cruises Ross Arnold, Fall 2017 Wonders of Arabia Lectures Nov 8- Children of Abraham; Understanding Islam Nov 9- Moses, Israelites, and Crossing the Red Sea;

More information

Ancient and modern religion Believed God sent prophets as messengers Prophets believed that every individual could connect personally to God Monotheistic: belief in one God Made Judaism unique among ancient

More information

Ancient Israel and the Hebrew Bible

Ancient Israel and the Hebrew Bible Ancient Israel and the Hebrew Bible 2000 B.C.E. 1st Century C.E. (Before the Common Era Common Era) Ancient Israel On the intersection of multiple ancient cultures : egyptian, mesopotamian, foinician,

More information

The Nile Valley. Chapter 2, Section 1. Irrigation. (Pages 38-46)

The Nile Valley. Chapter 2, Section 1. Irrigation. (Pages 38-46) Chapter 2, Section 1 The Nile Valley (Pages 38-46) Setting a Purpose for Reading Think about these questions as you read: Why did the early Egyptians settle in the Nile River valley? What role did the

More information

Today we turn our attention to Judaism. Of all the world religions we ll. study, Judaism may be the most familiar to us. The sacred text of the

Today we turn our attention to Judaism. Of all the world religions we ll. study, Judaism may be the most familiar to us. The sacred text of the EZEKIEL 37:1-14 GENESIS 12:1-3 and 15:5-6 Today we turn our attention to Judaism. Of all the world religions we ll study, Judaism may be the most familiar to us. The sacred text of the Jewish people is

More information

INTERNATIONAL TRAINING AND EQUIPPING MINISTRIES Institute in the Foundations of Church Leadership Dr. Steve Van Horn

INTERNATIONAL TRAINING AND EQUIPPING MINISTRIES Institute in the Foundations of Church Leadership Dr. Steve Van Horn INTERNATIONAL TRAINING AND EQUIPPING MINISTRIES Institute in the Foundations of Church Leadership Dr. Steve Van Horn THE MAJOR THEME OF THE OLD TESTAMENT THE KINGDOM OF GOD Advanced Lecture 1 INTRODUCTION:

More information

Chapter 4, Lesson 1 Mesopotamian Empires

Chapter 4, Lesson 1 Mesopotamian Empires Chapter 4, Lesson 1 Mesopotamian Empires TERMS AND NAMES Terms Definition Importance empire emperor Fertile Crescent Hammurabi code of law MAIN IDEAS 1. Who controlled Mesopotamia? Sargon, King of Akkadian

More information

31 Full-color Maps 14 Colorful Charts 5 Reproducible Map Masters

31 Full-color Maps 14 Colorful Charts 5 Reproducible Map Masters 31 Full-color Maps 14 Colorful Charts 5 Reproducible Map Masters F e at u r i n g m a p s a n d c h a rt s b a s e d o n t h o s e f o u n d i n the popular Standard lesson commentary Contents Jordan

More information

Text 2: New Empires and Ideas. Topic 2: The Ancient Middle East and Egypt (3200 B.C.E B.C.E.) Lesson 2: Empires in Mesopotamia

Text 2: New Empires and Ideas. Topic 2: The Ancient Middle East and Egypt (3200 B.C.E B.C.E.) Lesson 2: Empires in Mesopotamia Text 2: New Empires and Ideas Topic 2: The Ancient Middle East and Egypt (3200 B.C.E. - 500 B.C.E.) Lesson 2: Empires in Mesopotamia New Empires and Ideas Later empires shaped the Middle East in different

More information

II. Phoenicians - Carriers of Civilization

II. Phoenicians - Carriers of Civilization II. Phoenicians - Carriers of Civilization A. Phoenicians - Lived in the area of Palestine along the Mediterranean coast. They were seafarers. Bireme Ship 1. They built ships and became great international

More information

Chapter 2. The First Complex Societies in the Eastern Mediterranean, ca B.C.E.

Chapter 2. The First Complex Societies in the Eastern Mediterranean, ca B.C.E. Chapter 2 The First Complex Societies in the Eastern Mediterranean, ca. 4000-550 B.C.E. p26 p27 The Emergence of Complex Society in Mesopotamia, ca. 3100 1590 b.c.e. City Life in Ancient Mesopotamia Settlers

More information

GENESIS INTRODUCTION IN THE BEGINNING

GENESIS INTRODUCTION IN THE BEGINNING DUCTION IN THE BEGINNING Old Testament history has been recorded for us by writers who were inspired by the Holy Spirit. God chose to reveal himself in history not only by his great, supernatural history

More information

6 th Grade Social Studies Curriculum Guide

6 th Grade Social Studies Curriculum Guide 6 th Grade Social Studies Curriculum Guide SUBJECT: Social Studies GRADE LEVEL: 6th GRADING PERIOD: 1 st 9 weeks Chapter: 6 Unit: The Israelites Essential Standards: Write to Learn The Ancient World: 2.5

More information

Name: Date: Period: #: Chapter 6: Outline Notes The Israelites

Name: Date: Period: #: Chapter 6: Outline Notes The Israelites Name: Date: Period: #: Lesson 6.1- Beginnings Chapter 6: Outline Notes The Israelites Beginnings: Judaism is both an ancient and religion. o An ancient society in southwest Asia known, as the Israelites

More information

Section 1 The Indo-Europeans. Global Studies I Chapter 3. Indo-European Language Family. Migrations. Hittite Empire. Hittites

Section 1 The Indo-Europeans. Global Studies I Chapter 3. Indo-European Language Family. Migrations. Hittite Empire. Hittites Section 1 The Indo-Europeans Global Studies I Chapter 3 Indo-Europeans Nomadic peoples from the Eurasian steppes Dry grasslands that stretched north of the Caucasus ( the Great Steppe ) People and Ideas

More information

Key Teachings of Judaism

Key Teachings of Judaism Key Teachings of Judaism Jewish teachings provide Jews with guidance on how to practice their religion and lead good lives. These teachings come from multiple sources including sacred Jewish texts - the

More information

Lakeside Institute of Theology:

Lakeside Institute of Theology: Lakeside Institute of Theology: www.litchapala.org Videos of the Windstar lectures will be posted as soon as possible after our return rda@rossarnold.net Children of Abraham Wonders of Arabia Windstar

More information

DIRECTIONS: 1. Color the title 2. Color the three backgrounds 3. Use your textbook to discover the pictures; Color once you can identify them

DIRECTIONS: 1. Color the title 2. Color the three backgrounds 3. Use your textbook to discover the pictures; Color once you can identify them DIRECTIONS: 1. Color the title 2. Color the three backgrounds 3. Use your textbook to discover the pictures; Color once you can identify them DIRECTIONS: Use the maps located on pages 33 59 to complete

More information

Unit 1 Foundations of Civilization

Unit 1 Foundations of Civilization Unit 1 Foundations of Civilization Questions to Ponder 1. How did the development of agriculture lead to the development of civilization? 2. How does geography and climate impact the development of civilization?

More information

Old Testament Basics. The Old Testament Story. OT128 LESSON 02 of 10. Why the Old Testament Confuses Some People

Old Testament Basics. The Old Testament Story. OT128 LESSON 02 of 10. Why the Old Testament Confuses Some People Old Testament Basics OT128 LESSON 02 of 10 Dr. Sid Buzzell Experience: Dean of Christian University GlobalNet Why the Old Testament Confuses Some People Many people find the Old Testament difficult to

More information

8. The word Semitic refers to A. a theocratic governmental form. B. a language type. C. a monotheistic belief system. D. a violent northern society

8. The word Semitic refers to A. a theocratic governmental form. B. a language type. C. a monotheistic belief system. D. a violent northern society 02 Student: 1. Gilgamesh was associated with what city? A. Jerusalem. B. Kish. C. Uruk. D. Lagash. E. Ur. 2. Enkidu was A. the Sumerian god of wisdom. B. a leading Sumerian city-state. C. the most powerful

More information

BACKGROUND FOR ISRAEL S EXILE

BACKGROUND FOR ISRAEL S EXILE LESSON 1 BACKGROUND FOR ISRAEL S EXILE BY BETH & JOHNNY EVANS God birthed the nation of Israel by calling a man named Abraham to live a life of faithfulness to God. God made promises to Abraham recorded

More information

GRADE 7 RELIGIOUS EDUCATION NOTES UNIT 1: GOD REVEALS A PLAN OF LOVE. Lesson # 1: The Bible Reveals God s Saving Love

GRADE 7 RELIGIOUS EDUCATION NOTES UNIT 1: GOD REVEALS A PLAN OF LOVE. Lesson # 1: The Bible Reveals God s Saving Love GRADE 7 RELIGIOUS EDUCATION NOTES UNIT 1: GOD REVEALS A PLAN OF LOVE Lesson # 1: The Bible Reveals God s Saving Love General Objective: To examine how God reveals a Plan of Love in the Old Testament Specific

More information

Fourth Division of History

Fourth Division of History Fourth Division of History 1. Pre-Patriarchal Period (3800-2000 B.C.) 2. Patriarchal Period (2000-1800 B.C.) 3. Egyptian Sojourn (1800-1400 B.C.) 4. Exodus and Settlement of the Land (1400-1050 B.C.) Ever-Widening

More information

World History Unit 2 Lesson 1 Ancient Egypt

World History Unit 2 Lesson 1 Ancient Egypt Lesson 1 Ancient Egypt Egyptian Geography 1) Egypt is surrounded by deserts that gave it some degree of protection. 2) The Nile River was essential! It provided water for crops, silt to enrich the soil,

More information

Humankind must create and work with God Justice and righteousness in The Ten Commandments The Ten Commandments You shall have no other gods before me.

Humankind must create and work with God Justice and righteousness in The Ten Commandments The Ten Commandments You shall have no other gods before me. Judaism The People of Israel The Patriarchs Offspring wrote and collected books of the Old Testament They were Hebrews, Israelites, and Jews They were a religious and national entity Hebrew refers to Abraham

More information

Divine Revelation and Sacred Scripture

Divine Revelation and Sacred Scripture Divine Revelation and Sacred Scripture Previously in RCIA How Catholics Understand Revelation and Sacred Scripture Divine Revelation Content God s self revealing in history Why? - God wills that all be

More information

Holy Land: The Rise of Three Faiths

Holy Land: The Rise of Three Faiths Holy Land: The Rise of Three Faiths By National Geographic, adapted by Newsela staff on 09.26.17 Word Count 1,389 Level 1040L The Old City of Jerusalem contains some of the holiest sites in Judaism, Christianity

More information

The Unfolding of God s Revelations

The Unfolding of God s Revelations The Unfolding of God s Revelations I have an interesting piece on sumurizing God s Revelations as recorded in the Bible through history; see below: - Summary [Main content follows after summary] The Unfolding

More information

UNDERSTANDING THE OLD TESTAMENT

UNDERSTANDING THE OLD TESTAMENT UNDERSTANDING THE OLD TESTAMENT One cannot really understand the Old Testament without first understanding the historical context in which it was written. FIRST BORN ABRAHAM ISHMAEL HAGAR ISAAC SARAH JACOB

More information

ANCIENT PERIOD. RIVER CIVILIZATIONS

ANCIENT PERIOD. RIVER CIVILIZATIONS ANCIENT PERIOD. RIVER CIVILIZATIONS MESOPOTAMIA. (THE LAND BETWEEN RIVERS) Mesopotamia WHEN and WHERE? Between the years 3,000 and 539 BC. The land between the rivers Euphrates and Tigris in the Persian

More information

Judaism is. A 4000 year old tradition with ideas about what it means to be human and how to make the world a holy place

Judaism is. A 4000 year old tradition with ideas about what it means to be human and how to make the world a holy place Judaism is A 4000 year old tradition with ideas about what it means to be human and how to make the world a holy place (Rabbi Harold Kushner, To Life) A covenant relationship between God and the Hebrew

More information

OVERVIEW OF THE BIBLE January 3, Kings

OVERVIEW OF THE BIBLE January 3, Kings OVERVIEW OF THE BIBLE January 3, 2018 1 Kings A Sense of Tradition The most distinctive feature of the Jewish people is their sense of tradition. Judaism is the religion of a people who have a unique memory

More information

Salvation History in the Old Testament 1 = Test question on Diocesan Religion Test

Salvation History in the Old Testament 1 = Test question on Diocesan Religion Test Salvation History in the Old Testament 1 = Test question on Diocesan Religion Test I. General Introduction: Ignorance of Scripture is Ignorance of Christ (St. Jerome). A. God 1. In Himself a. Identify

More information

Religious Unit. Chapter 3 Section 2 and 4 Chapter 6 Section 3 and Chapter 10 Sec. 1

Religious Unit. Chapter 3 Section 2 and 4 Chapter 6 Section 3 and Chapter 10 Sec. 1 Religious Unit Chapter 3 Section 2 and 4 Chapter 6 Section 3 and Chapter 10 Sec. 1 HINDUISM Is a collection of religious beliefs over time It is based on shared views 1. Religion liberates the soul from

More information