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Covenant

A solemn agreement between human beings and god in which mutual commitments are recognized

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Creation accounts

Genesis presents 2 different accounts of gods creation of all things. Divine actions that affirms in the goodness of all creatures

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Myth

Story, story about gods that taught a moral lesson, theologians say it is a factual story created as false to teach a moral lesson

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Original grace

Beginning, state of blessedness and perfection associated with Adam and Eve before they disobeyed god.

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Original sin

Sin of the first human beings who disobeyed gods command and become subject to death as losing their holiness

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Oral tradition

Telling storied preserved throughout the ages and passing them down through generations until they were written

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Sabbath

7th day in which god rested after the work of creation was complete

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Anthropomorphism

Attributing human qualities to a diety

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Immorality

Immoral character quality or conduct, wicked and evil

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Immortality

Unending life