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Type of legal text which gives commands, such as the Ten Commandments. This is a related casuistic text: "Anyone striking a person mortally shall be put to death. For an example of how these two terms are used in context, see the first three paragraphs of this book review of Gordon Clark's Logical Criticisms of Textual Criticism.Biblical scholar Albrecht Alt (1883-1956) distinguished between apodeictic and casuistic Old Testament legal material, based on form criticism and using data from other cultures of the ancient world. If it was unintentional, but God allowed it, then I will appoint a place for the person to flee" (Ex.-13). The study of the material remains of ancient people.
Attributing human characteristics to non-human entities such as animals, inanimate objects, or abstract concepts.
The book of Proverbs contains several anthropomorphic portrayals of Wisdom (an abstract concept) as a woman.
This Glossary is intended to be a comprehensive list of the terms one encounters when moving from devotional Bible study to academic, scholarly Biblical Studies. The participle form of the verb, Akedah, binding, is used for the story of the Binding of Isaac, Genesis 22:1-18.
Some of the words are peculiar to the various disciplines of "The Guild," others are more general terms that non-academic readers sometimes experience as stumbling blocks. Interpretation of a narrative in symbolic rather than literal terms.
But the Jewish historian Josephus also describes Theudas revolt which occurred well after Gamaliels speech.