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According to the biblical history, one of the first acts of Cyrus, the Persian conqueror of Babylon, was to commission the Jewish exiles to return to Jerusalem and rebuild the Temple, a task which they are said to have completed c. 515.
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According to biblical scholars, the Torah's genealogy for Levi's descendants, is actually an aetiological myth reflecting the fact that there were four different groups among the levites – the Gershonites, Kohathites, Merarites, and Aaronids ; Aaron – the eponymous ancestor of the Aaronids – couldn't be portrayed as a brother to Gershon, Kohath, and Merari, as the narrative about the birth of Moses ( brother of Aaron ), which textual scholars attribute to the earlier Elohist source, mentions only that both his parents were Levites ( without identifying their names ).
According to several biblical scholars, Benjamin was also originally part of this single tribe, but the biblical account of Joseph as his father became lost.
According to Hugh S. Pyper, the biblical " founding myths of the Exodus and the exile, read as stories in which a nation is forged by maintaining its ideological and racial purity in the face of an oppressive great power ", entered " the rhetoric of nationalism throughout European history ", especially in Protestant countries and smaller nations.
According to the biblical history Ezra and Nehemiah arrived in Jerusalem in the middle of the 5th century BCE, the first empowered by the Persian king to enforce the Torah, the second with the status of governor and a royal mission to restore the walls of the city.
According to the biblical narrative, Abraham fell on his face and laughed when Elohim imparted the news of their son's eventual birth.
" According to Martin Noth, at the Southern Palestinian stage of the growth of the Pentateuch tradition, Isaac became established as one of the biblical patriarchs, but his traditions were receded in the favor of Abraham.
According to some biblical scholars, the findings at Nag Hammadi have shown Irenaeus ' description of Gnosticism to be largely inaccurate and polemic in nature.
According to Herbert C. Brichtothe, writing in Reform Judaism's Hebrew Union College Annual, the family tomb is the central concept in understanding biblical views of the afterlife.
According to the biblical account, a united humanity of the generations following the Great Flood, speaking a single language and migrating from the east, came to the land of Shinar, where they resolved to build a city with a tower " with its top in the heavens ... lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the Earth ".
According to the biblical etymology, the city received the name " Babel ", from the Hebrew word " balal ", meaning to jumble.
According to Dirk Bax, Bosch's paintings often represent visual translations of verbal metaphors and puns drawn from both biblical and folkloric sources.
According to Jewish, Christian and Islamic tradition, the biblical Mount Sinai was the place where Moses received the Ten Commandments.
According to several biblical scholars, Benjamin was also originally part of the house of Joseph, but the biblical account of this became lost ; Benjamin being differentiated by being that part of Ephraim which joined the Kingdom of Judah rather than that of Israel.
According to the biblical commandment, a blue ( Hebrew תכלת, tekhelet, tək · ā '· leth ) thread ( Hebrew פתיל " pəthiyl ") known as " tekhelet " itself, is included in the tzitzit.
According to the musicologist Donald Burrows, much of the text is so allusive as to be largely incomprehensible to those ignorant of the biblical accounts.
According to the biblical narrative in, Cain treacherously murdered his brother Abel, lied about the murder to God, and as a result was cursed and marked for life.
According to one hypothesis, Ugaritic texts might solve the biblical puzzle of the anachronism of Ezekiel mentioning Daniel at ; it is because in both Ugaritic and the Ancient Hebrew texts, it is correctly Danel.
According to some biblical commentators, Asiaticus is the " commander " referred to in Daniel 11: 18, where it says that " a commander will put an end to his insolence " ( NIV ).
According to the UPCI, repentance requires the repentant sinner to take the next biblical steps toward forgiveness and reconciliation to God: water baptism and the baptism of the Holy Ghost. See under headings " Repentance and Emotion " and " Relationship to Water and Spirit Baptism " in Bernard, David K. Furthermore, repentance must be accompanied by " Godly sorrow ".
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According to Steven H Silver, alternate history requires three things: 1 ) the story must have a point of divergence from the history of our world prior to the time at which the author is writing, 2 ) a change that would alter history as it is known, and 3 ) an examination of the ramifications of that change.
According to this view, it is not considered to be read as a prophecy of western political history or of an eschatological future.
According to the Jewish Encyclopedia, " a comparison of the Masoretic text with the Septuagint throws some light on the last phase in the history of the origin of the Book of Jeremiah, inasmuch as the translation into Greek was already under way before the work on the Hebrew book had come to an end ...
According to contemporaneous sources the Mariner had a history of explosions due to vapour leaks when heavily loaded with fuel, as for a potentially long search and rescue operation.
According to Jean Favier, Bouvines is " one of the decisive battles of history and symbolic of France ".
According to Mintz, conspiracism denotes " belief in the primacy of conspiracies in the unfolding of history ":" Conspiracism serves the needs of diverse political and social groups in America and elsewhere.
According to Vincent Scramuzza and others, Claudius began work on a history of the Civil Wars that was either too truthful or too critical of Octavian.
According to Cordwainer Smith scholar Alan C. Elms, this speculation first reached print in Brian Aldiss's 1973 history of science fiction, Billion Year Spree ; Aldiss, in turn, claimed to have gotten the information from Leon Stover.
According to Mircea Eliade, the medieval " Gioacchinian myth [...] of universal renovation in a more or less imminent future " has influenced a number of modern theories of history, such as those of Lessing ( who explicitly compares his views to those of medieval " enthusiasts "), Fichte, Hegel, and Schelling, and has also influenced a number of Russian writers.
According to Bryan Wilson, functionally the definition of a " fellowship " within Christadelphian history has been mutual or unilateral exclusion of groupings of ecclesias from the breaking of bread.
According to his introduction: " Scrooge being my favorite character in comic history and Barks my favourite pure cartoonist, I'll try not to get carried away too much.
According to National Football League history, it legalized the forward pass from anywhere behind the line of scrimmage on February 25, 1933.
According to the preface the purpose of Luke is to write a historical account, while bringing out the theological significance of the history.
According to Oswald Spengler, the characteristic mistake of the Gracchan age was to believe in the possibility of the reversibility of history – a form of idealism which according to Spengler was at that time shared by both sides of political spectrum – Cato had sought to turn back the clock to the time of Cincinnatus, and restore virtue by returning to austerity.
According to Jaspers, this is the era of history when " the spiritual foundations of humanity were laid simultaneously and independently ... And these are the foundations upon which humanity still subsists today ".
According to Kuhn, each new paradigm re-writes the history of its science to present by selection and distortions the former paradigm as its forerunner.
According to Avi Shlaim, this condemnation of the use of violence is one of the key features of ' the conventional Zionist account or old history ' whose ' popular-heroic-moralistic version ' is ' taught in Israeli schools and used extensively in the quest for legitimacy abroad '.