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The Semitic gods and the Bible. Being over three hundred pages from "The gods and religions of ancient and modern times." Written while unjustly imprisoned. by Bennett, De Robigne Mortimer

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Published by D.M. Bennett in New York .
Written in English


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StatementBy D.M. Bennett ...
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Pagination503-835 p.
Number of Pages835
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Open LibraryOL14041573M

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  The Semitic Gods and the Bible Paperback – Ma by D. M. Bennett (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ — Paperback $ 8 New from $Author: D. M. Bennett. Semitic. Refers to the peoples, languages, and cultures of the descendants of Noah’s son Shem, who are known as Semites.—. Ge The early Semites included various Arabian tribes, as well as the Aramaeans (or, Syrians), the Assyrians, the early Chaldeans, the Elamites, the Hebrews, and others. They inhabited much of the southwestern corner of the Asiatic continent, including most of the .   A. Roy Eckardt, a pioneer in the field of Jewish-Christian relations, asserted that the foundation of antisemitism and responsibility for the Holocaust lies ultimately in the New Testament. Eckardt insisted that Christian repentance must include a reexamination of basic theological attitudes toward Jews and the New Testament in order to deal effectively with antisemitism.   Also, the Hebrew word used for God in many places in the Old Testament, starting with Genesis, is “elohim”. That is plural for God. It literally means “gods”. It shows the plurality of God’s nature, the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. “Jerusalem was destroyed and Jews were dispersed because they rejected Jesus”.

Another basic Semitic myth that came from Sumer is the story of a flood that covered the earth after humans angered the gods. Warned by the gods (or God) to build a boat, one righteous man - such as Noah—and his family survived the flood to give humankind a new start. Mesopotamian Mythology. SEMITES, SEMITIC RELIGION. sem'-its, sem-it'-ik, 1. Biblical References 2. The Five Sons of Shem 3. Original Home of the Semites 4. Confusion with Other Races 5. Reliability of Genesis 10 6. Semitic Languages 7. Semitic Religion (1) Its Peculiar Theism (2) Personality of God (3) Its View of Nature (4) The Moral Being of God LITERATURE 1. Now when the enemies of Judah and Benjamin heard that the people of the exile were building a temple to the Lord God of Israel, they approached Zerubbabel and the heads of fathers’ households, and said to them, “Let us build with you, for we, like you, seek your God; and we have been sacrificing to Him since the days of Esarhaddon king of Assyria, who brought us up here.”. Chaldea: area located in southern Babylon, inhabited by Semitic people, whose armies would be used by God to punish sinful Judah. Unique Features. 1. Habakkuk is the only Old Testament book consisting entirely of a dialogue between God and a human individual. (Parts of Jonah, Job, and a few other books feature such dialogues.).

1 Jude, a servant of Jesus Christ and a brother of James, To those who have been called, who are loved in God the Father and kept for [] Jesus Christ: 2 Mercy, peace and love be yours in abundance. (The Sin and Doom of Ungodly People. 3 Dear friends, although I was very eager to write to you about the salvation we share, I felt compelled to write and urge you to contend for the faith that was. Baal, god worshipped in many ancient Middle Eastern communities, especially among the Canaanites, who apparently considered him a fertility deity and one of the most important gods in the pantheon. As a Semitic common noun baal (Hebrew baʿal) meant “owner” or “lord,” although it could be used more generally; for example, a baal of wings was a winged creature, and, in the plural. Ancient Semitic religion encompasses the polytheistic religions of the Semitic peoples from the ancient Near East and Northeast the term Semitic itself represents a rough category when referring to cultures, as opposed to languages, the definitive bounds of the term "ancient Semitic religion" are only approximate.. Semitic traditions and their pantheons fall into regional. term “Semite” was used by Johann Gottfried Eichhorn in , in his Introduction to the Old Testament (second ed. ) where he applied it to the peoples whose habitat is Ethiopia, Arabia, Palestine, Phoenicia, Syria, and the countries of the Euphrates and Tigris term was apparently first used by A. L. Schlözer in to designate the descendants of Shem in the.