CrashCourse: Judaism in Rome
00:00:00 - 00:04:27

John Green explains the history of Judaism in Rome. He mentions that the Jews were tribal people of Judea, a Roman Province, and covers some of the characteristics and beliefs of their religion, such as monotheism and the Covenant. He also details traits about the Jews' God, such as singularity and transcendence.

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  1. Why does an understanding of Christianity have to begin with Judaism?
  2. What are some of the unique ideas of Judaism?
  3. Describe the region and context in which Jesus was born.

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  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    describe the historical origins, central ideas, and spread of major religious and philosophical trad...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    describe the major political, religious/philosophical, and cultural influences of Persia, India, Chi...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    describe major world religions, including animism, Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism,...

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