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a literary device in which human emotional qualities and physical traits are attributed to God

anthropomorphic

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a common Semitic word for God used in the Bible. it appears in Hebrew names

Elohim

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the babylonain creation myth

Enuma Elish

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the dogma that God's eternal son assumed a human nature and became man inorder to save us from our sins. the term means taking on human flesh.

incarnation

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an inclination to commit sin that arises from our human desires of appetites. it is one of the temporal consequences of original sin, even after receiving baptism

concupiscence

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a period of time that refers to events or objects that date before the written record existed

prehistory

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the name for the descendants of the twelve sons of jacob

12 tribes of israel

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an appearance or manifestation of god, as when he appeared to Moses in a burning bush

theophany

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the portable sanctuary in which the jews carried teh ark of the covenant throughout their travels in the desert

tabernacle