Assignment#4: The Hebrew Foundation Stories

DIRECTIONS:

First read the assigned selections from the Book of Genesis. Then IN YOUR OWN WORDS answer the following questions. You will turn in your response to me in class.

  1. What does Abraham’s god promise him if he follows agrees to the Covenant?
  2. If we interpret the story of Abraham and Isaac as an explanation for some historical change in the religious culture of this breakaway group from Ur (i.e. the Hebrews), what exactly do you think was changing?
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