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The religion of the Hebrews

John P. (John Punnett) Peters

The religion of the Hebrews

by John P. (John Punnett) Peters

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John Punnett Peters
    SeriesHandbooks on the history of religions
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 502 p. ;
    Number of Pages502
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14427517M

      Some of the ancient and most foundational concepts of our faith can be difficult to understand. With the Smart Guide to the Bible: The Book of Hebrews, you'll discover the power of being inseparably linked with the historic, living Savior, who is the same yesterday, today, and Smart About:The Foundations of ChristianityThe Jewish Sacrificial SystemThe Power of JesusJesus as High 5/5(2). The exegetical selections for Hebrews show the high value Reformation era theologians and preachers placed on the book’s strong Christology. This includes Christ’s person, which was affirmed through Nicene and Chalcedonian orthodoxy; Christ’s mediatorial work for salvation as our high priest; and his suffering and atoning death.

    Define Hebrew religion. Hebrew religion synonyms, Hebrew religion pronunciation, Hebrew religion translation, English dictionary definition of Hebrew religion. or second book of the Talmud. — Gemaric, adj. gentilism. (Judaism) sacred chest where the ancient Hebrews kept the two tablets containing the Ten Commandments. holy of holies. The book of Hebrews was, of course, written to the Hebrew people. Though the author of Hebrews is unknown (many suspect it was Paul), the writer obviously had an exhaustive knowledge of the Old Testament since a great many Old Testament themes and citations are used.

    The Superior Christ & His Covenant Lesson 1 Even though Hebrews is anonymously written, some information about the author can be found within the book. Consider the following: He was familiar with his readers (; ) He was also familiar with Timothy () He had been with his readers previously and longed to be reunited with them () The most popular choice among N.T. writers as File Size: KB. Hebrews is the original name of Judeans (or later called "Jews" in English) due to the fact that they are the descendants of Heber. Josephus' Antiquities of Jews Book 1, Chapter 6, Paragraph 4 - "Sala was the son of Arphaxad; and his son was Heber, from whom they originally called the Jews Hebrews.".


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The religion of the Hebrews by John P. (John Punnett) Peters Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book of Hebrews boldly proclaims the superiority of Jesus Christ and Christianity over other religions, including Judaism. In a logical argument, the author demonstrates Christ's superiority, then adds practical instructions for following : Jack Zavada.

From the standpoint of method, any attempt to study the religion of the Hebrews must be grounded firmly in an awareness of the nature and functions of ancient Near Eastern religions generally.

This is necessary because the Near E was coterminate with the world of the OT, and its religious concepts and ideals had a continuous bearing on those of. Max has an MA in Classics, Religion, Philosophy, Behavioral Genetics, a Master of Education, and The religion of the Hebrews book BA in Classics, Religion, Philosophy, Evolutionary Psychology.

This lesson covers the Hebrews and. HEBREWS. Jewish Christians are under fire from their nonChristian kinsmen for neglecting the Jewish traditions. Faced with hostility, the loss of jobs, and worse, many of them are tempted to hide their faith in Christ and revert back to the Jewish customs/5(32).

Hebrews (The NIV Application Commentary Book 15) - Kindle edition by Guthrie, George H. Religion & Spirituality Kindle eBooks @ (45). The Epistle to the Hebrews, or Letter to the Hebrews, or in the Greek manuscripts, simply To the Hebrews (Πρὸς Ἑβραίους) is one of the books of the New Testament.

The text does not mention the name of its author, but was traditionally attributed to Paul the r, doubt on Pauline authorship in the Roman Church is reported by Eusebius.

The religion of the ancient Hebrews is Judaism, and is one of the oldest known monotheistic religions, if not the very oldest. Early Jewish people lived in small tribal like communities in what is now present day Israel and Jordan.

According to long lasting tradition, Abraham was the very first Jew. Author: Although some include the Book of Hebrews among the apostle Paul’s writings, the certain identity of the author remains an enigma. Missing is Paul’s customary salutation common to his other works. In addition, the suggestion that the writer of this epistle relied upon knowledge and information provided by others who were actual eye-witnesses of Christ Jesus () makes Pauline.

Judaism is the world’s oldest monotheistic religion, dating back nearly 4, years. Followers of Judaism believe in one God who revealed himself through ancient prophets.

History. The book of Hebrews is a General Epistle (Apostolic Letter). It was written mainly to the Hebrew believers. The author is anonymous, although either Paul or Barnabas was traditionally accepted as the author.

It was written approximately 67 A.D. Its purpose was to present the Lord Jesus Christ as perfect and superior in comparison to anything. OCLC Number: Notes: Includes indexes. Description: xiv, pages ; 22 cm.

Contents: Sources and methods of study --land and people --Primitive religion of the Hebrews --The religion of Moses --The religion of Canaan and its influence on the Hebrews --Molding effect of national experiences Development of priesthood --Development of ritual --Effects of the national schism.

The Hebrews and Their Religion *Hebrews (*Israelites, *Jews) Obscure origins. Assyrian Empire ( B.C.E.) *Sources of Hebrew History Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) biblos, “book” Organization.

1) *Torah/Pentateuch. Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. 2) Prophets. 3) Miscellaneous Writings. History, poetry, and philosophy. Looking at Hebrews as an example of this, Moses compared to Christ delineates little over much more, which lends itself to the call of “holding fast in verses 6 and 14 in the same chapter.

Back to Hebrewspistis is the tangible realization of the Person being believed. - This Sunday, in our Hightide class with our 4th & 5th graders, we talked about the book of Hebrews. More specifically, we focused on the “Hall of Faith” section.

Since we are wrappi. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Peters, John P. (John Punnett), Religion of the Hebrews. The basic teaching of Hebrews centers on showing the superiority of the Christian religion over Judaism.

The argument develops in three stages: 1. Jesus Christ, the incarnate Son of God, the King of the universe, “reflects the glory of God and bears the very stamp of his nature” () and is superior to the angels ().

Lectures on the Origin and Growth of Religion as Illustrated By the Religion of the Ancient Hebrews, the Hibbert Lectures, by Montefiore, C. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at 22 Bible results for “Hebrews.” Showing results [ The Supremacy of God's Son ] Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world.

He is the radiance of the glory of. Unlike many of the other New Testament Letters, Hebrews is not signed by any author. Some of the language is very Pauline but he is not mentioned. The letter was written to Jewish Christians who were experiencing confusion after the loss of the Te.

HEBREWS. Term that is found chiefly in the Biblical traditions concerning the 2d millennium b.c., and then, apparently after centuries of desuetude, reappears in the latest books of the OT and roughly contemporary Jewish literature.

The Book of Hebrews is an exhortation to experienced Christians to not ignore the program of redemption but to press forward into the rest of God, into the fullness of the Divine salvation and inheritance. The rest of God is the state of abiding in the center of God’s will.

The book of Hebrews also makes a contrast between the tabernacle and its sacrifices and the sacrifice of Christ. The write strongly warns the Hebrew Christian to remain faithful to the Christian religion and its principles and to separate from Judaism, which had served its purpose and which was about to lose their rituals, sacrifices, and Temple.

The book of Hebrews is a long list of reasons to cling to Jesus. Hebrews was written for Christians who had been in the church for a while. These folks knew about angels, the Old Testament heroes, the devil, and Moses’ tabernacle, but someone thought they needed to know a little more.