Objective: In the section titled One God, Armstrong describes the evolution of Yahweh, the God of Israel. This lesson will discuss this evolution.
1) Class Discussion: How is Yahweh described in the first section?
Small Group Activity: What role did the religion and religious acts in Canaan play in the evolution of Yahweh? How had Yahweh already begun to evolve prior to this?
Class Discussion: Discuss the students' responses from the group activity. How did King Josiah help to solidify beliefs pertaining to Yahweh? What might this mean for his religion and the God of Israel?
Homework: How does this information compare to your beliefs about God at this time in human history? Are you surprised by this information? Why or why not?
Objective: In the section titled One God, it is not surprising that the aspect of the Deity, as the protector of the people, emerged...
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