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    Canaan was a large and prosperous country and is now known as the present day Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, adjacent to the coastal lands and parts of Lebanon, Syria, and Jordan. Although the promised land was given to Abraham and his descendants, the people who lived there, the Canaanites were considered enemies of the Israelites, who were more interested in pleasing themselves and who had an idolatrous religion, known for worshipped the fertility god; a people who worshipped many gods

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    examples of religious violence. Hopefully some of these example will explain faith based violence are clearly area of terrorism. One such crusade is portrayed in the Book of Joshua. The tale of Joshua 's triumph of Canaan is the tale of the finish of the old Hebrews ' arrival to Canaan. To Joshua and his supporters, this was the Promised Land of the agreement in the middle of God and the chosen individuals. As indicated by the Bible, the Canaanite urban areas were demolish and the Canaanites assaulted

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    Trade in the Iron Age

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    known to history as the Philistines, Israelites, Ammonites, Moabites, and Edomites” (Younker 367). Regardless of what the actual progression of events was that happened in the transition from the Late Bronze to the Iron I period, the result was that Canaan was divided into three major sociopolitical components. These components included the Philistines along the southern coast, Canaanites in the central and northern areas and inland valleys, and Israelites and other highlanders in the hill country.

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    Babylonian Flood

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    “THE CURSE OF CANAAN” AFRICANS AND THEIR CANAANITE BROTHERS After the flood had subsided, Noah became a farmer and planted a vineyard, and when the grapes were mature, he drank wine from the fermented grapes, and became drunk, while he was intoxicated, under the influence of alcohol, he was then naked, and his youngest son Ham saw the nakedness of his father, and told his two brothers outside (Genesis 9:20-22). The bible did not explained the full story of what actually happened that day between

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    Origins of Man

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    Origins of Man I find the statement made by the scientist who claimed that the pyramids were built back in 10,500 B.C. very difficult to believe. He claimed that they were built that long ago, but he and others believe that the first civilization didnt come about until around 3,500 B.C. I have researched and found a continuous chronological order of events which is much more believable than A 7,000 Year Gap in time. Since everything in the Bible has been proven true archeologically and

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    The Land is Mine

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    landowner and the land is YHWH’s extended sanctuary.(p.99) Land as Host Country: An Immigrant Ideology Abraham immigrated with his household to Canaan to settle down. In the course of Abraham’s journey to the land, he did not have to confront with hostile indigenous people; it is written “They set forth to go to the land of Canaan, and they came to the land of Canaan.” (Gen. 12:5) (p.118) Abraham shared the land through generous grants, peaceful negotiations, or legal purchase. Abraham found God at sacred

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    Noah’s Ark Noah’s Ark is a story in the Bible. This story can be found in Genesis 5:32-10:1. Noah is a follower of Christ. He followed what God said and he was obedient to Him. “Noah’s family survived with Noah, and Noah went in, and his sons, and his wife, and his sons' wives with him, into the ark.” Noah’s sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth, and their wives were in the ark, so that means eight people were in the ark, and they stayed and listened to Noah instead of questioning him. In the ark, no

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    awesome

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    This week’s reading centered on the social contract between God and the Israelites. The reader, who had grown up familiar with the Exodus, found a much deeper meaning and contextual understanding in this week’s reading. Specifically, the reader’s attention focused on two key aspects: 1) God’s control over nature as the contextual focus, and 2) how Exodus, Deuteronomy and Leviticus set forth blue prints blue prints for a society. Moreover, the reader was previously familiar with the more traditional

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    The Bible Reflection

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    After watching videos and reading chapters ' one through three in the text book, I have realized that the bible Is not anything spiritual but can be taken as being spiritual only by the way you present it. My understanding of the Bible is that it is a book that consist of stories that tell the history of how the man discovered God, but his name is YHWH in the bible. Some people look at the bible as being a template or a guide that tells how you was supposed to live your life on the

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    As a result of many contradictions and repeated stories, when reading the modern Old Testament it can be at times confusing. An opinion shared by many is that this confusion is a consequence of the Old Testament being written in different languages and then later translated into Latin as well as the several English versions by authors who sometimes it seems had their own specific agenda. Many biblical and non-biblical scholars claim these possible contradictions and repeated stories can be better

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