Nehushtan


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Ne`hush´tan


n.1.A thing of brass; - the name under which the Israelites worshiped the brazen serpent made by Moses.
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91) Yossi Nehushtan, "The Limits of Tolerance: A Substantive-Liberal Perspective," Ratio Juris 20, no.
The Nehushtan is a mysterious art artifact made of nehoshet in the shape of a snake which was created by Moses.
Law scholar Nehushtan argues that religion should not be tolerated in a tolerant-liberal democracy, and explains why a tolerant-liberal democracy should be reluctant to tolerate religious claims for accommodation.
Yet somehow supernatural and demigodic "angels" and "demons" are presented as independent segments of metaphysical realm--as well as the 40 or so named gods in the Bible: Ashtoreth, Tammuz, Diana, Jupiter, Nehushtan, Remphan, Chemosh, Nisroch, Molech, Rahab, and so on.
At its center are two brothers: Gavriel (Gabi) Nehushtan and Roni Kupper, both of whom grew up on a kibbutz and found themselves some years later on the hilltop in the middle of the occupied territories.
The Caduceus is actually derived from Asclepius's staff of Greek mythology, which was derived from the Nehushtan, the staff that Moses held up with a snake wrapped around it that healed all the Jews from numerous snake bites (2 Kings 18:4, Numbers 21:4-9).
Ido Nehushtan, who also led the planning team for a strike on Iran, hinted this week that if the air force and IDF had the capability for destroying the underground nuclear facilities at Fordo, they could also destroy the Hamas underground command center.
In this respect the serpent of the Ancient Near Eastern world Ltd much in common with Asia's reverence for the Naga; both the Rod of Asclepius and the Nehushtan, or the Brazen Serpent of Moses, testify to innumerable cross-cultural associations of the serpent with healing, regeneration and secret knowledge.
14) It should be noted that this artistic embrace of Job extended into Russia as well: Lomonosov composed a famous ode based on God's speech from the whirlwind; (15) the poet Fyodor Glinka began his free translation of the Book of Job in 1826, completing it around the time of The Bronze Horseman's composition; and Fyodor Bruni's painting of the Nehushtan ("Mednyi zmii"), whose subject Tarkhov relates to the Book of Job, was also begun in 1826.
NEHUSHTAN, Granting Conscientious Exemptions: The Need to Take Sides, Rel.
Serpent of Moses" is a religious thriller as Archeologist Jack Hawthorne finds himself on the trail of the serpent staff Nehushtan, thought to be destroyed .
Barbara Opall-Rome, "Major General Ido Nehushtan, Commander, Israel Air and Space Force," Defense News, August 3, 2009, 30.