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Chapter 15 Revolt of the Maccabees

TimeMarch 05, 2012

from:Trosclair, Tim

to:Theology I

Monday, March, 5
Chapter 15: Revolt of the Maccabees
Objectives

1- Assess allegorical interpretation of OT reading for 3rd Sunday in Lent

2- Assess students comprehension from Fridays lecture

3- Analyze Jewish beliefs as understood in the Maccabean writings


Key Concepts
Purgatory (old); Martyrdom (old); Hellenism (old); Resurrection (new)

Methods
Lecture: Review the fall of Persia and the rise of Philip of Macedon
Discussion: Analyze Jewish beliefs and customs up to a century before the Incarnation; Discuss the writing of the early Church Father, Clement of Alexandria, on the concept of  martyrdom and confessing one's faith

Homework
1- Keyword outline chapter 15 p. 281-284