Septuagint Essays

  • An Analysis Of Elie Wiesel's Odyssey '

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    Week Four Devotional Mordecai sent this reply to Esther: “Don’t think for a moment that because you’re in the palace you will escape when all other Jews are killed. If you keep quiet at a time like this, deliverance and relief for the Jews will arise from some other place, but you and your relatives will die. Who knows if perhaps you were made queen for just such a time as this?” Then Esther sent this reply to Mordecai: “Go and gather together all the Jews of Susa and fast for me. Do not eat or

  • Musical Instruments In The Tanakh Analysis

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    Chapter 2 “Musical Instruments in the Tanakh” So from dissecting biblical text, it is said that Satan was the first created being to have music placed within him. As mentioned earlier on in this chapter, the first human documented in the Bible to handle a musical instrument was Jubal, yet although he may have been the source of all musical instruments as we know them now, it can be argued that few Christians understand the true spiritual significance of the instruments used in worship. If a true

  • Stevenson's Techniques In Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde

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    Nearly a year has passed since Mr Utterson’s and Mr Hyde’s peculiar meeting in the dismal district of Soho. In this violent scene Mr Hyde explodes almost randomly in a burst of anger and violently murders an old man that we later learn is Sir Danvers Carew who is a well known social and political figure. The mood is almost nightmarish and extremely suspenseful. There are a verity of teqniques that Stevenson uses through this scene to reinforce that overall nightmarish mood and make this particular

  • The Gods And Goddesses In Homer's Odyssey

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    The gods and goddesses in Homer’s Odysseus perform a key role in the characters’ fates. They act as guides in reaching their destinies although sometimes they are petty, cruel and bent towards destruction of the characters. In this case, the gods have conflicting motives other than the main harmonious purpose utilized by those in union. However, the gods are like the human characters by which they influence their lives. The mortals in the story are experiencing some favour from the divine entity

  • Forcefulness Of Love In Romeo And Juliet

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    Romeo and Juliet Essay Throughout the Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, the story focuses on love, passion, violence, loyalties, overpowering forces that supersede all other values, and emotions. Romeo and Juliet is considered the most famous love story in English literature. The young star-crossed lovers are driven to defy their parents for the sake of their love. The main theme of Romeo and Juliet is that the hatred between two families can rob people of what they hold dearest. Shakespeare portrays

  • The Handmaids Tale Power Analysis

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    You are granted power and want to alter a situation in order to benefit yourself. How do you do it? In the novel The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood, individuals with power are found in situations they feel they need to change. They work to accomplish this change, by modifying and even twisting moral views to an interpretation that is advantageous to them. Power leads to the corruption of values, which is illustrated by the Gilead setting, the Aunts’ character, and the use of Offred’s first person

  • The Male God In Emily Dickinson's Over The Fence

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    The Destruction of the Male God in Emily Dickinson’s “Over the Fence” and in Rosemary Radford Ruether’s “The Liberation of Christology from Patriacrchy” Rosemary Radford Ruether in her article, “The Liberation of Christology from Patriarchy," and Emily Dickinson in her poem, “Over the Fence,” destroy two structures, at the core of which resides the male gendered God. The two interconnected structures — the patriarchal/gender structure, which is hierarchical, and therefore, vertical structure, and

  • Destruction Of The Male God In Emily Dickinson's Over The Fence

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    The Destruction of the Male God in Emily Dickinson’s “Over the Fence” and in Rosemary Radford Ruether’s “The Liberation of Christology from Patriacrchy” Rosemary Radford Ruether in her article, “The Liberation of Christology from Patriarchy," and Emily Dickinson in her poem, “Over the Fence,” destroy two structures, at the core of which resides the male gendered God. The two interconnected structures — the patriarchal/gender structure, which is hierarchical, and therefore, vertical structure, and

  • Arguments Against Petrine Authorship

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    Testament which suggests a degree of sophistication that Peter could not have had since he was a fisherman. And, one that is not reflected in the language of 2 Peter. They also opine that the citations from the Old Testament originated from the Septuagint which do not align with Peter’s native language. Sproul argues that Peter was bilingual though and these reasons cannot rule out his authorship of the book. Another argument against Petrine authorship is “Paulinisms.” Some scholars argue that the

  • Comparison Between Baal And Pan Worship

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    A mong the progression of gods and goddesses, various ones emerge into history with an overshadowing impact, melting Satan’s evil presence into numerous names and forms; appearing to make their worship indispensable. In antiquity, along with Pan, the god Baal steadily advances and becomes one of Satan’s foremost prized advocates. Baal worship became profuse throughout a great deal of the ancient Middle East. Prevalently, Baal often acquired other god’s identity, such as the horned Molech, well-known

  • Global Diasporas: An Introduction Summary

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    the consolidation phase. To stay in line with a chronological approach, I start of course with Cohen’s first phase. The word diaspora itself derives from the Greek word diaspeirein – meaning ‘to scatter’ or ‘to sow’ – and was first used in the Septuagint to describe the dislocation and resettling of the Jews after the Babylonian exile in the sixth century BC. Cohen argues that up to the 1960s, the word diaspora was first and foremost used in reference to the Jewish

  • Fulfillment Of Isaiah's Immanuel Prophecy In The Gospels

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    The Fulfillment of Isaiah’s Immanuel Prophecy in the Gospels “Look, the young woman is with child and shall bear a son, and shall name him Immanuel.” What does this name Immanuel mean and where did it come from? When Jesus was born in 4-6 B.C.E, and given the name Immanuel, it fulfilled a prophecy from the book of Isaiah that was hundreds of years old, “Look, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall name him Emmanuel”. The fulfillment of the Isaiah prophesy in the New Testament

  • Michel Foucault's Theory Of Power Relationship

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    What is a translation? One would say that translation is the effort of communication between different worlds. You try to translate a source text, a speech, a theme, a culture to the target one. How can that be possible though, if absolute equivalence between two different languages and more specifically two different worlds is a remote possibility? There are slim chances in achieving the perfect translation, and the only way a translation can be described as a successful one, it is when it constitutes

  • Biblical Scripture In The Bible

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    only a few were learned while the majority of the old world was illiterate. These stories were continuously passed down for generations until they began to solidify them. After much if it was written down translations went from Greek called the Septuagint to Latin Vulgate then Wycliffe Bible which was the first English Bible, to The King James version, then the New American Standard Bible to the New International Version. The Bible was also canonized which meant that only

  • Savagery And Evil In William Golding's Lord Of The Flies

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    The novel “Lord of the Flies” written by William Golding in 1954, is mainly about a large amount of kids survive from a plane crash and they find out they are on an uninhabited island. They begin by having a leader, trying to be rescued by the ships and plane passing, and hunting, but they find their evil side and become evil. The drawing, Satan and Beelzebub, was drawn by Sir Thomas Lawrence. 1795, he drew two naked people: one, called Satan, is summoning something. And holding a spear; the other

  • Summary: The Dispensation OF THE DISPENNIUM

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    THE DISPENSATION OF THE MILLENNIUM (i) Chapter 14 THE DISPENSATION OF THE MILLENNIUM (contd.) THE NAME OF GOD in The Millennium We have shown that God’s permanent and eternal name is the Tetragrammaton YHWH or “Yahweh”, as is the more commonly accepted pronunciation. It is with this name that He was known throughout the Old Testament (OT). We also showed that this name was changed to “Jesus” in the New Testament (NT). So JESUS is the dispensational name of God in the NT. As the Dispensation of the

  • Genesis Chapter 3 Summary

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    Re reading the Assign Text of Genesis Chapter 3 The word Genesis comes from the Greek translation (the Septuagint) and means ‘origin, source, creation,’ whereas the Hebrew title is ‘In the beginning.’ Both term appropriately describe the book subject as the origins of the universe, the world, mankind, human institution, the nations and above all, the people of Israel. God creative work in bringing all these things into being is focus in Genesis. This book was also entitled as “the first book of

  • Ezekiel Chapter 40 Analysis

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    Ezekiel chapter 40 begins with the prophet Ezekiel being taken in the spirit from Babylon to the land of Israel. He was set on top of a very high mountain and saw with his eyes, heard with his ears and set his heart upon all that was shown unto him (Eze 40:1-4 KJV). Ezekiel records the precise time this vision was given, 572 BC, which was 14 years after the Babylonian destruction of Jerusalem and the Temple in 586 BC (Bailey, “Ezekiel” 305). Ezekiel was shown a Temple that will be built upon earth

  • Beten In The Gospel Of John

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    A) Beten This Hebrew word means: belly, womb, the inmost part, the bottom of the heart; the belly-shape protuberances on pillars. It derives from an unused Hebrew root meaning “to be hollow”. Sometimes, beten is used to express the deepest recesses of an individual as exemplified in the following verses: Job 15:35 “They conceive mischief, and bring forth vanity, and their belly prepareth deceit.” Job 20:19-20 “Because he hath oppressed and hath forsaken the poor; because he hath violently taken

  • Greco-Roman Challenges

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    Introduction The New Testament is written in a Greco-Roman setting, this offers some challenges when reading in a modern context. Words like patronage and benefactor have high value in the Greco-Roman society but almost no value inside a modern society. It is necessary to understand the culture it is written in and for, to create applications into a modern context. This paper will expose some of the challenges Christianity had in the Greco-Roman world, but also the opportunities this world gave evangelism