Flashcards in Lecture #5 Deck (7)
What was the Hittite covenantal form from the late 2nd millennium BC?
Title, Historical Prologue, Stipulations, Witnesses, Curses, Blessings
What was the Mosaic covenantal form found in Deuteronomy?
Title, Historical Prologue, Stipulations, Blessings, Curses
What is the significance of the similarity between the Mosaic and late Hittite covenantal forms?
Provides evidence for the dating/timing of the 10 Commandments/Mosaic Covenant
In oath signs of ANE, one of two things is depicted. What are they?
1.) Commitment of the covenant
2.) Curse of the covenant
What is one of the two keys to interpreting the Covenant-Ratifying Ceremony in Genesis 15?
What are the 11 lines of evidence for an eternal view of the afterlife in the bible, esp. in Genesis?
1.) The tree of life (Gen 3:22)
2.) Enoch (still exists but no longer here)
3.) Extraordinary longevities and prolonged fertility only in the line of promise (God can overcome death)
4.) "Gathered to his people" (Gen 35:29; 49:29-50:2)
5.) Similar expressions like 'to go to his fathers' (Gen 15:15; Judges 2:10)
6.) Blotting out the Lord's Book
7.) Embalming and interment in the Promised Land
8.) God as the Lord of life
9.) Threat of punishment in the afterlife
10.) Other OT texts re. the afterlife (Ps. 17:14-15; 49:1-14)
11.) Sheol (66x)