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The Role of the Torah and Special Covenant

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Discuss the significance of the "special covenant" between the Jewish people and God. Name at least two examples of this covenant in the Jewish religion.

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(1) Discuss the significance of the special covenant between the Jewish people and God.

Jewish tradition, especially in its biblical stories, intimately combines event and place. Indivisible from the telling of our sacred his- tory is the story of land itself. For the Jewish people, land had a covenantal character. The Jewish tradition begins with Abraham outside the land that his descendants would eventually claim as their own. The Torah clearly wants to teach that the centrality of Israel is grounded in the land, which is belongs to God, and is given by him as a part of the covenant in the dynamic relationship between Him and the people of Israel. The Torah explains that God established a special covenant with the people of Israel an extensive and diverse past that continues to impact Jews today in profound ways. The religious ...

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This solution expresses the special covenant of the Jewish people, and their response to that covenant expressed in their religion. 568 words with references.

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