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Vocabulary for Judaism Unit We will discuss many of these terms in class, but you should also do your own independent research on them. Be sure that you understand the definition of each term in its cultural context. Ark of the Covenant Covenant Critical Apparatus, Textual Criticism Decalogue Diaspora Elohim Hebrew, Israelite, Jew (know the differences between these three terms) JEDP Kosher Midrash Mishnah Monolatrism Monotheism Mount Sinai Theology of Negation Pentateuch Priest, Prophet (what is the difference) Polytheism Rabbi Talmud Ten Commandments Tetragrammaton Torah Yahweh (and Yahwist) Please be able to identify the following documents: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy. Know where they are located, what their status is for practicing Jews, and very generally speaking (1-3 sentences), what they are about. You do not need to read them, except for the assigned handouts. Please be able to briefly identify the following characters, and the type of story and/or cultural theme of the story in which they appear: Adam & Eve, Cain and Abel, Noah, Abraham and Sarah, Moses. Also, be sure that you understand the basic process (and the problems) by which the Genesis and Exodus documents you read in class were assembled. This information is in your class notes from 11/9 and following.