Hebrew Scripture


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Noun1.Hebrew Scripture - the Jewish scriptures which consist of three divisions--the Torah and the Prophets and the WritingsHebrew Scripture - the Jewish scriptures which consist of three divisions--the Torah and the Prophets and the Writings
Laws, Pentateuch, Torah - the first of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures comprising the first five books of the Hebrew Bible considered as a unit
Nebiim, Prophets - the second of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
Hagiographa, Ketubim, Writings - the third of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
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The minister stood white and speechless, with one hand on the Hebrew Scriptures, and the other spread upon his breast.
Scholars of religion, education, and other disciplines look at the Hebrew scripture in terms of visions, Isaiah, religion, cinema, and ethics.
Knowing God in Lo Cotidiano: Interlacing the Voices of Latina Women, Studies in Theo-Spirituality and Film, and Female Voices in the Hebrew Scripture.
His latest book, The Philosophy of Hebrew Scripture, claims to find it, in a naturalistic reading of the Hebrew Scriptures that allows the sacred texts of the Jewish people to do double duty: They can be read as revelation by the religious, Hazony argues, or by the secular as a guide to personal virtue and national prowess.
This book of 382 pages sets out to present what few have ever attempted, namely to present the God of Hebrew Scripture and the God of Christian Scripture as the same God in relationship with humanity through conflict.
Emphasizing the importance and influence of Hebrew Scripture, the author demonstrates that, paradoxically, Roths Jewishness locates him squarely within the canon of (a Hebraic) America and its letters.
The term cabal derives from Kabbalah, the mystical interpretation of the Hebrew scripture, and originally meant either an occult doctrine or a secret.
in New York, is based on the author's The Old Testament: A Historical and Literary Introduction to the Hebrew Scripture published in 2005.
Ephraim argues that by staging stories from Hebrew scripture, Protestant dramatists laid claim to the Old Testament as a prisca veritas, the pure Word of God, which could only be interpreted correctly by those of the new, reformed faith.
Peace is mentioned at least 90 times in the New Testament, and at least as frequently in the Hebrew Scripture.
Chapter 3 traces the Franciscan precursors of Nicholas who shared his concerns, as well as the currents of theology that set the stage for his own commentaries: "Ongoing Jewish unbelief was a puzzle particularly for those exegetes who accepted that Hebrew Scripture was key to an understanding of God's Word and that the Jews held critical insights into Scripture's literal sense" (61).
If Hebrew scripture is the Christian's authority on the issue of capital punishment, we have indeed missed the mark, but in the other direction.