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.
Knowing God in Lo Cotidiano: Interlacing the Voices of Latina Women, Studies in Theo-Spirituality and Film, and Female Voices in the Hebrew Scripture.
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.
The term cabal derives from Kabbalah, the mystical interpretation of the Hebrew scripture, and originally meant either an occult doctrine or a secret.
Merchant allows the audience to understand the Jewish daughter in the context of the problems of reading and interpretation: at a historical moment when the Hebrew scripture provided for the English reader a crucial--if porous--touchstone of self-identification, the Judges 11 narrative made clear that the scripture functioned as a contested space that resisted fixed meanings.
in New York, is based on the author's The Old Testament: A Historical and Literary Introduction to the Hebrew Scripture published in 2005.
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).
A mezuzah (meh-zoo-ZAH) is a small box that contains passages from Hebrew scripture.
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.
But Jewish studies has now moved from its traditional place in Catholic institutions, which is a minor place in the theology department where courses on Hebrew Scripture have been taught, to a program that is much more expansive," Carpenter says.
These churches rely heavily on Hebrew scripture, he says, using images of the prophets and stories of the forefathers to illustrate religious values.