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    In Isaiah 42: 6-8 it says that God commanded us to be a light upon nations which means, as a Jew, we are chosen to spread our values to all people because our Jewish values are human values. Ranana demonstrated the expectation of being a light upon nations by opening a school, becoming a teacher, and receiving her degree in Russian literature. She taught children of all faiths

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    The Connection between A Bug’s Life and The Chosen People In the essay The Chosen People, Stewart Ewen, discusses his perspective of middle class America. Specifically, he explores the idea that the middle class is suffering from an identity crisis. According to Ewen’s theory, “the notion of personal distinction [in America] is leading to an identity crisis” of the non-upper class. (185) The source of this identity crisis is mass consumerism. As a result of the Industrial Revolution and mass

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    (Romans 9:3) Similar to the great anguish of the cry of Moses for the salvation of the Israelites, Paul is telling the believers in Christ to remember where the faith has come from, and to constantly cry out for the salvation of God’s chosen people. “Oh, these people have committed a great sin, and have made for themselves a god of gold! Yet now, if You will

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    The problem of evil arguably the most personal and haunting question in apologetics. No heart is untouched by the sting of another’s words and the ultimate display of evil, death. For some, like Elie Wiesel in his autobiography Night, the full scope of human evil is unbearably clear as they are faced with the full measure of human evil. This reality of evil often leads to two responses: “since there is evil, there cannot be a god” or “if there is a god, he cannot be loving or powerful, or worse,

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    Jeremiah

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    During the destruction of Jerusalem, God is still with the people of Israel who were exile into Babylon, which is shown through the prophet Jeremiah. While delivering the words of God, Jeremiah was put through multiples rough situations. In the time of sorrow and grief, Jeremiah cried out to God in the place of exile in Babylon. The use of harsh language to blame the wrongdoing against God is a driving factor into comparing the similarity of the predestined birth of Jeremiah and Israel yet their

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    be condemning the poor people” of the Mayflower because of their seasickness. The sailor went as far as to say that he hoped to help cast them overboard before they reached the mainland. Bradford believed that God was pleased to smite this young man with a grievous disease and ironically cause him to be the first to die and be thrown overboard. This proves that Bradford’s god is all-powerful and able to seek and gain revenge against those who go against god’s chosen people. In a later reference

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    obedience. Jehovah teaches the chosen children of Israel His character of holiness, sovereignty, healer and provider, the who blesses and makes His children fruitful, as He is the keeper of the covenant and everything is brought under Him. God sets up His earthly throne with his people reveal Himself as holy, as in Leviticus 20:26, “You are to be holy to me because I, the Lord, am holy, and I have set you apart from the nations to be my own,” God also builds his people to be holy. The setting of

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    how the Greek gods were seen by the people: God is seen as a force to be feared because of his awesome power and might, and as a God that does not take lightly to the evil things that come forth from creation. The other personality God seems to have is that he is very fond of the men that find favor with him. It even appears to be the case that he gives these people much more leeway than the others because of their importance to establishing his chosen people. For example, Abraham would often not

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    Massai Culture

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    Massai Culture I have chosen my paper on the African Cattle People, specifically the Massai Culture. The Massai culture seemed to have more than meets the eye when we studied them in class, so I had to venture on to a website to see what else I could find out about them. In general, the Massai have several practices: circumcision and clitoridectomy, an age group system, shaving of the heads of women, extraction of two lower front teeth, the one-legged stance of the heron, and the use of spit

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    Imagery and Exceptionalism in New England

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    Imagery and Exceptionalism in New England Jonas Clarke, the minister of the Congregational church in Lexington, Massachusetts, entertained guests at his home the evening of April 18, 1775. The two guests that Clarke hosted were seeking a safe haven from British authorities. His guests, Samuel Adams and John Hancock, discussed strategy with Clarke concerning the conflict with Britain as they attempted to keep their location secret from the British. Supposedly, Great Britain planned to capture

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