6.Temple Worship and many rites and rituals 7.Ark of the Covenant 8.Splits in two 930 BC - Israel in north, Judah in south
Inside the Temple Tabernacle The Arc of the Covenant
8.Israel Conquered by Assyrians 722 BC 9.Judah Conquered 586 BC by Nebuchadnezzer II of Babylon 10.Hebrews exiled to Babylon until 538 BC - Persia defeats Babylon 11.Restoration of Israel thereafter (not as impressive). 12.Eventual Puppets of the Romans 13.Jesus of Nazareth 14.Roman Diaspora 70AD (Nation is gone for good) 15.Restoration May 14, 1948 – Right of Return
C.Major contributions of Hebrews to modern society 1.Monotheism 2.Covenant - moral responsibility, contract with God 3.Linear time 4.Also contribute significantly to individualism
Yahweh’s “Covenant” With His People The Torah The first 5 books of the Hebrew Bible. The most sacred text in the Jewish religious tradition. The first 5 books of the Hebrew Bible. The most sacred text in the Jewish religious tradition.