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They also believed in animistic worship, the worship of nature such as trees and other natural objects, eventually becoming anthropomorphic, that is god or gods took the human forms. In later Hebrew religion, Yahweh became a figure that transcends both human and material worlds. It is believed that individual tribes probably worshipped different gods, as there is no evidence of only one God being worshipped during that time. (2)
Despite a few Babylonian texts that associate power with Maduk, Hebrew was the first religion to insist that their god was the only universal god. Judaism is known as one of the earliest monotheistic religions. It is believed that the Hebrew monotheism began with the introduction of Yahweh cult according to Exodus during the 1300-1200 BC in the migration to Egypt. It gave a concept of rule of law and also the concept that covenant that the god has a good relationship with the community of people (1) The Jews were also forbidden to idol worship or represent god in any sculpture or form and regarded Yahweh as the creator or god. Earlier Hebrews worshipped other gods but emphasized that Yahweh was the ruler of the universe. Another innovation by the prophets is righteousness where Yahweh became the ‘god of righteousness’ and in the eyes of Yahweh the good were always rewarded and the evil were punished. In this religion, ritual practices became unimportant and the requirement of doing right things, punishing evil was a means to produce and build a harmonious society. The monarchy brought about differences in wealth, poverty, subjective power and centralized state. The most cognitive crisis in the Hebrew History was the Exile. The Hebrews were exiled by Babylonians and Romans into wide spread colonies around the world and the scattering is often termed as Diaspora. (2)
The most intense revolution in Hebrew religion took place during the migration from Egypt and Moses became the greatest
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the human mind. This paper tackles the question on, what constitutes the identity of the mind? What distinguishes mental phenomena from non-mental ones? Or what distinguishes mental states such as beliefs and desires from physical objects such as tables and chairs?
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The Cairo Genizah represents the collection of Jewish writings. The texts, precisely the largest part of the collection, were hidden in the Ben Ezra Synagogue in Cairo in 11-19th centuries. They were stored in the room for damaged or poor written texts, which were kept there until they were burned.
Good evening ladies and gentlemen. My name is Anna and I stand before you to support the motion that religion does more harm than good. I am therefore against the team that says religion has done more good in the society. In my arguments to affirm the motion, I will endeavor to explain and demonstrate to a large extent how marriage conflicts in religion have contributed to more harm than good in the society throughout the history of man.
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