Mesopotamian And Hebrew Societies: A Comparative Analysis

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The Mesopotamian and Hebrew societies lived in two very distinct sphere of influence, as they were Polytheist and monotheist, respectably. This difference ensured that each society would operate using different methods. The Gods ruling over the Mesopotamian people were extremely negative toward their subjects. Each group of Mesopotamians from the Sumerians to the Babylonians had different names for their gods; however, the gods operated in similar roles. Mesopotamian gods acted with the same feelings, attitudes, and dispositions as humans. The people of Mesopotamia developed their bleak religion from the pernicious nature of the region they lived in. The Tigris and Euphrates rivers flood destructively and temperature can heat to an oppressive
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