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Christmas and Hanukkah Special – Episode 2 – Hanukkah & Judaism

Episode 5

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This is the 2nd episode of our mini-series on the story of Christianity and
This time we get deeper to the roots of Judaism.We also provide a detailed look at the story of Hanukkah.
We begin to explore the nature of Judaism’s understanding of the relationship the Jewish people and God.

For instance, in the First or Old Testament, there are a lot of verses where God is a egging on the Israelites to take over Canaan. Admittedly this takeover is not peaceful. There were people already living in Canaan when Canaan was promised to the Jewish people, as Judaism believes that this promise exists.

Starring: Simon Sebag Montefiore; Bart D Ehrman; Abraham; Judaism;
Christianity; Islam; Ethiopia; Egypt; Cleopatra; Antiochus Epiphanes;
Alexander the Great; Cyrus The Great; Babylon; Persia…and many more

Further Reading List:

  1. Bible Gateway website. . Retrieved 20
    December 2019
  2. Church of The Great God website. Bible verses for: Canaanites,
    Command to Destroy. . Retrieved 20 December 2019
  3. Coogan, M.D. 2007. The New Oxford Annotated Bible with the
    Apocryphal/Deuterocanonical Books: New Revised Standard Version.
    Oxford University Press: UK
  4. Feldman, L. 1998. Josephus’ Interpretation of the Bible. University of
    California: Berkely
  5. Guerra, S. History of the Papacy Podcast. Player FM. Retrived 09
    December 2019
  6. Jacobson, D.L. 1991. A Beginner’s Guide to the Books of the Bible.
    Augsburg Books
  7. Jackson, J. Daniel’s Prophecy of Antiochus Epiphanes.
    antiochus-epiphanes . Retrieved 22 December 2019.
  8. Montefiore, S.S. 2011. Jerusalem, The Biography. Weidenfeld &
    Nicolson: UK
  9. Scherman, Nosson. “Origin of the Name Chanukah”. . Retrieved 09 December
  10. Stevens, G. History in the Bible, Podcast. Retrieved 08 December 2019
  11. The Encyclopaedia Britannica. 2003. Deluxe Edition
  12. Thompson, A. 2009. Ancient Rome’s Real Population Revealed.
    revealed.html . Retrieved 21 December 2019
  13. Volkman, H. 2019. Antiochus IV Epiphanes: Seleucid King. Britannica. . Retrieved 21 December 2019
  14. Whealey, Al. 2008. The Testimonium Flavianum in Syriac and Arabic.
    New Testament Studies. 54 (4)

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