They play key roles in nations. This paper will provide a comparison of the role of religion in ancient Rome Judaism and Christianity in relation to the ancient Egypt. Judaism and Christianity are religions…
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The religion has Jehovah rather than the three orders of deities. It has a rigorous proscription of idolatry instead of the pictures and images of gods. It has a deity behind all times and above all worlds, with no history, earthly life and adventures rather than Isis and Osiris. The Egyptians would be more prominent with the doctrine of life in the future, but there would be no such doctrine in Judaism. Moses does not provide an account of souls’ judgment after death. According to the Egyptians, there is no return to the body and future resurrection. Moses tells nothing of the multiform experiences and long journey of the next life. The severe monotheism of Judaism is different from the diminutive characterization of gods within the Egyptian pantheon. The characterization of Jehovah, with its stern retribution, its awful authority and impartial justice would ideally symbolize the Egyptian gods. The great influence of Judaism on the Egyptian practices encompasses a few elements.
I. The Cherubim of Judaism would be similar to the Egyptian Sphinx. There were three types of Sphinxes in Egypt. First, the andro-sphinx had a lion’s body and the head of a human being. Second, criosphinx had a lion’s body and the head of a ram. Thirdly, hieraco-sphinx had a lion’s body, but the head of a hawk. The first sphinx symbolized strength and union of wisdom. It was to look after the tomb and the temple thus solemn sentinel. At the same time, Cherubim watched the paradise gates after Adam’s expulsion. Cherubim would be joined by use of parts of structures of man with others of the ox, lion and eagle. The Judaism temples had cherubim extend their wings over the ark. This presents a picture of two kneeling structures with their wings spread over the scarabaeus on the Egyptian tombs.
The Egyptian Jews practiced rituals which were in accordance with the nature of mankind (Robinson 34). They adopted the
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In this essay, the two forms of governments of the Republic of Rome and Ancient (New Kingdom) Egypt’s Theocratic form of government will be compared and contrasted to highlight the salient difference in structure of each government. These two forms of governments fundamentally differ not only in structure but also in the very basis of governance.
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How did the sons of Ham finally become West African Slaves of the Europeans? Do you think religion will serve economic and political interest in today’s world? Use current examples of the role of religion in today’s society to answer this question. The beginning of the myth of Ham can be found in the Jewish scriptures of the Old Testament.
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Small settlements merged into larger ones, which also continued to grow in size. Eventually, the largest cities took control over the respective region to become city-states or Poleis (Konstam, 2003).
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