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A-Z: General definitions: Pentateuch
DefinitionThe first five books of the Old Testament: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy.
The Creation; Fall of humankind and universal or original sin; Noah and the Flood; the call of Abraham (start of salvation history), followed by the stories of the other patriarchs, Isaac, Jacob and Joseph.
Famous stories from the Bible: Adam and Eve / Creation; Noah's Ark; Abraham
Birth and call of Moses; Passover and deliverance of the Israelites from Egypt; giving of the law including the Ten Commandments at Sinai; God takes Israel as his covenant people; beginning of 40 years wandering in the wilderness; setting up of the Tabernacle.
Famous stories from the Bible: The Ten Commandments given to Moses
Establishment of Aaronic priesthood and practice (cult) of animal sacrifice; detailed laws governing cultic purity, food laws, various animal sacrifices dealing with sin and transgression.
Big ideas: Sin
Israel in the desert; consecration of Levites for service in the Tabernacle (symbolising God's presence); further rulings, eg. keeping of Passover; God's guidance by pillars of cloud and fire; challenges to Moses' leadership; appointment of Joshua as Moses' successor.
Big ideas: Passover
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