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    Jews versus Greco-Romans

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    Did monotheism put the Jewish people at odds with Greco-Roman culture? Explain your reasoning.

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    Religiously, there is no question that the Jews were at odds with the prevalent Greco-Roman culture of the time. That culture was based upon a pantheistic/pagan religion. Not only were they different in that the Jews worshipped only one God, YAWEH, while the Greco-Roman culture served many, the practices of their religion were quite different. The pagan religion practiced throughout most of the Roman Empire had ...

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    An explanation of how religious differences placed a chasm between the Jews and the surrounding Greco-Roman culture.