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WCF.M1.L27 - World Christian Foundations Study Guide

Objectives: To be able to...
  • Describe the cultural characteristics of the Hebrew life style.
  • Compare the Law given by God to Moses with the Code of Hammurabi.
  • Briefly discuss problem areas in Old Testament chronology.

  • Introduction
  • Winter, ed: WCF Module One Study Guide and Lesson Overviews
  • 111-113Lesson 27 Introduction

  • General
  • Smart, ed: Sacred Texts of the World
  • 38-39The Law Code of Hammurabi

  • Dockery, ed: Holman Bible Handbook
  • 169Routes of Exodus

  • Glasser: Announcing the Kingdom
  • 71-89God Rules over Egypt and Covenants with God's People

  • Fee: How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth
  • 163-180The Law(s): Covenant Stipulations for Israel `
  • 17-31The Need to Interpret
  • 265-268Appendix

  • McNeill: A World History
  • 35-37Mesopotamian Civilization 2500-1700 BC

  • Winter, ed: WCF Module One Study Guide and Lesson Overviews
  • 113-116Lesson 27 Review

  • Language
  • Hebrew Lessons
  •  Hebrew 27
Personal Response, Intellectual Journal, Notes

Reflection Questions
  • Using some of the laws found after Exodus 20, describe the society of Israel.

  • Compare the Hammurabi code with the code of the Old Testament and make some tentative conclusions concerning the relationship between the two. How do your conclusions impact your view of revelation?

  • According to your readings, what are some possible solutions to the problem areas in Old Testament chronology?