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According to the biblical narrative, Abraham fell on his face and laughed when Elohim imparted the news of their son's eventual birth.
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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, 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.
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 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 Smith's account, and also according to the book's narrative, the Book of Mormon was originally written in otherwise unknown characters referred to as " reformed Egyptian " engraved on golden plates.
According to this view, the story of Jacob's visit to Laban to obtain a wife originated as a metaphor for this migration, with the property and family which were gained from Laban representing the gains of the Joseph tribes by the time they returned from Egypt ; according to textual scholars, the Jahwist version of the Laban narrative only mentions the Joseph tribes, and Rachel, and does not mention the other tribal matriarchs whatsoever.
According to Berlet and Lyons, " Conspiracism is a particular narrative form of scapegoating that frames demonized enemies as part of a vast insidious plot against the common good, while it valorizes the scapegoater as a hero for sounding the alarm ".
According to Lawrence Stone, narrative has traditionally been the main rhetorical device used by historians.
According to the principal editor of the journal, Leonard Lewisohn: " Although a number of major Islamic poets easily rival the likes of Dante, Shakespeare and Milton in importance and output, they still enjoy only a marginal literary fame in the West because the works of Arabic and Persian thinkers, writers and poets are considered as negligible, frivolous, tawdry sideshows beside the grand narrative of the Western Canon.
According to the Biblical narrative, the Deluge covered the whole world, killing every surface-dwelling creature except Noah, his wife, his sons and their wives, sea creatures, and the animals taken aboard Noah's Ark.
According to Turner's narrative, he urged — and Hobart agreed — that before its final deposit in the museum, the stone should be presented to scholars at the Society of Antiquaries of London, of which Turner was a member.
According to Holmes, it was an encounter with the father of one of his classmates that led him to take up detection as a profession, and he spent the six years following university working as a consulting detective, before financial difficulties led him to take Watson as a roommate, at which point the narrative of the stories begins.
According to this view the psychological ‘ I ’ is a narrative fiction, something created only from intake of symbolic data and its own ability to create stories about itself from that data.
According to an historical narrative on the event titled " Chief Left Hand ", by Margaret Coel, contributing factors that led to the massacre were: Governor Evans ' desire to hold title to the resource rich Denver-Boulder area ; government trust officials ' avoidance of Chief Left Hand ( a linguistically gifted Southern Arapaho chief ), when executing a legal treaty that transferred title of the area away from Indian Trust ; a local cavalry stretched thin by the demands of the Civil War ; the hijacking of their supplies by a few stray Indian warriors who had lost respect for their chiefs and followers of Chief Left Hand ( including a group of Cheyenne and Arapaho elders, a few well behaved warriors, and mostly women and children ), who had received a message to report to Fort Lyon with the promise of safety and food at the Fort, or risk being considered " hostile " and ordered killed by the cavalry.
According to this narrative, any well-intentioned attempt to fundamentally change the status quo is naively utopian and will result in more oppressive conditions.
According to the Joseph narrative in the Book of Genesis, the sons of Israel who were living in Hebron, experienced a severe famine that lasted seven years.
According to the narrative, Gondor was founded by brothers Isildur and Anárion, exiles from the downfallen island kingdom of Númenor, and along with Arnor in the north served as a last stronghold of the Men of the West.
According to Shammai Feldman, Zelophehad and his daughters are a fiction created simply to illustrate some of the legal rules of inheritance ; Jewish textual scholars regard the accounts concerning Zelophehad's daughters as accretions added to the earlier priestly source narrative by writers from the same pro-Aaronid religio-political group.
According to the narrative of the synoptic Gospels, an anonymous disciple remarks on the greatness of Herod's Temple, a building thought to have been some 10 stories high and likely to have been adorned with gold, silver, and other precious items ( Kilgallen 245 ).
According to biographer Neal Gabler, Walt Disney disliked the Goofy cartoons, thinking they were merely " stupid cartoons with gags tied together " with no larger narrative or emotional engagement and a step backwards to the early days of animation.
According to the traditional narrative, Catherine was the beautiful daughter of the pagan King Costus and Queen Sabinella, who governed Alexandria.
According to the narrative, Culhwch is born to his maddened mother Goleuddydd after she is frightened by a herd of swine.
According to a narrative in the Devi Mahatmya story of the Markandeya Purana text, Durga was created as a warrior goddess to fight an asura ( an inhuman force / demon ) named Mahishasura.
According to this narrative, a chief was disabled during the hunt and his son took charge of the hunt or " buffalo jump ".
According to Steve Huey of allmusic, " Only Built 4 Cuban Linx ... contained a narrative album format revolving around cocaine trafficking, criminal activity, and a rise through the ranks of the illegal industry.
According to the narrative, the king became extremely arrogant due to his wealth and power, to the point that he made the claim that he possessed the power of Creation.