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  Babylonian captivity - Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Babylonian captivity in the history of Israel, the period from the fall of Jerusalem (586 BC) to the reconstruction in Palestine of a new Jewish state (after 538 BC).
The prophesied 70 years of captivity were fulfilled when the new Temple was completed in 516 BC For the papal captivity at Avignon, which is also called the Babylonian Captivity, see papacy.
Babylonian confusion and biblical inversion in Miller's The Crucible.(Critical Essay)
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  Babylonian captivity - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Babylonian captivity, or Babylonian exile, is the name generally given to the deportation and exile of the Jews of the ancient Kingdom of Judah to Babylon by Nebuchadnezzar.
The Babylonian Captivity and the subsequent return from captivity (back to Israel), was seen as one of the great pivotal acts in the drama between God and His people, Israel.
The Babylonian Captivity of the Papacy, or of the Church, which refers to the Papacy's sojourn in Avignon, France between 1309 and 1378, when the Popes were seen by some as "captives" of the French Kings.
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 Martin Luther: The Babylonian Captivity, 1520 first edition
Captivity is primarily an attack on the Roman Church’s sacramental system, the practices and teachings that gave the Church its spiritual and temporal authority.
The central argument of the Babylonian Captivity was that the essence of a true sacrament is that of a divine promise, and that each Christian had to accept this promise for himself.
Captivity and Luther’s refusal to recant it at Worms marks a point at which individual conscience and the forces of empire crashed with astounding and epoch-shaping force, setting off a disruption so great that five centuries later the shock waves are still rippling through the social, cultural, religious and economic fabric of the Western world.
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 Encyclopedia: The Babylonian Captivity of the Papacy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
"The Babylonian Captivity of the Church" is the colorful name given by the humanist scholar Petrarch (1304-1374) to the seventy year period when the Roman Papacy did not actually reside in Rome, but rather, in Avignon, France.
Thus began the seventy year period known as the “Babylonian Captivity of the Church” (1309-1378), during which the Popes increasingly lost touch with their spiritual goals, lost their spiritual and temporal prestige, and found the very foundations of their hierocratic vision for Christian society crumbling beneath their feet.
In 1378 the “Babylonian Captivity” of the Papacy came to an end with the return to Rome of the Papacy under Gregory XI (r.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Captivities of the Israelites
Prophet's was the solitary voice that broke the exultant peal by the persistent refrain of ruin at the hands of the Chaldeans.
Babylonians finally entered through a breach in the wall, 586 B.C. Sedecias and remnant of his army escaped in the night, but were overtaken on the plain of Jericho, the king captured, and his followers routed (Jeremiah 3:7-9).
He was carried to the Babylonian camp at Reblatha in Emath, and cruelly blinded there, but not before he had seen his sons put to death.
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 Babylonian captivity - Art History Online Reference and Guide
The Babylonian captivity, or Babylonian exile, is the name generally given to the deportation and exile of the Jews of the ancient Kingdom of Judah to Babylon by Nebuchadnezzar.
The Babylonian Captivity and the resulting return from captivity back to Israel was seen as one of the great pivotal acts in the drama between God and his people Israel.
The Babylonian Captivity of the Papacy, or of the Church, which refers to the Papacy's sojourn in Avignon, France between 1309 and 1378, when the Popes were seen by some as "captives" of the French Kings.
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 Babylonian Captivity 586 B.C.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Babylonian Captivity 586 B.C. Upon the death of Solomon in 931 B.C. the united kingdom of Israel was spit with ten northern tribes pulling away and forming their own nation using the name Israel.
The result of the Babylonian captivity was a purging of idolatry from the heart of the people of God.
The prophets of the Babylonian exile were Jeremiah (in Jerusalem and Egypt), Ezekiel and Daniel in Babylon.
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 AllRefer.com - Babylonian captivity (Ancient History, Middle East) - Encyclopedia
Babylonian captivity, in the history of Israel, the period from the fall of Jerusalem (586
B.C. After the capture of the city by the Babylonians some thousands, probably selected for their prosperity and importance, were deported to Mesopotamia.
B.C. For the papal captivity at Avignon, which is also called the Babylonian Captivity, see papacy.
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 Babylonian Captivity - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Babylonian Captivity   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Worship centred on the Temple in Jerusalem, which housed the Ark of the Covenant containing the tablets of the Ten Commandments.
The Babylonian Captivity was one of the first major incidences of anti-Semitism, a recurring problem for the Jews down the centuries.
During their exile from their land, they were forced to find ways of maintaining their faith and practices in a foreign land with a different language.
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 Zoroastrians and Judaism
Those who were taken to Babylon as captives were also allowed to live according to their customs, including a freedom to worship Yahweh.
The captive worshipers of Yahweh prayed not for a meek or suffering messiah but a man of strength like David, and preferably someone descended from David.
According to the Old Testament, the captive worshipers of Yahweh expected Cyrus to wreak Yahweh's vengeance upon the wicked Babylonians.
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 Babylonian captivity
Babylonian captivity, in the history of Israel, the period from the fall of Jerusalem (586 B.C.) to the reconstruction in Palestine of a new Jewish state (after 538 B.C. After the capture of the city by the Babylonians some thousands, probably selected for their prosperity and importance, were deported to Mesopotamia.
The prophesied 70 years of captivity were fulfilled when the new Temple was completed in 516 B.C. For the papal captivity at Avignon, which is also called the Babylonian Captivity, see
Succoth-benoth - Succoth-benoth, in the Bible, deity worshiped by Babylonian captives in Samaria.
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 When Was Judah's 70-Year Babylonian Captivity?
Jeremiah prophesied that Judah's captivity in Babylon would last 70 years, and the scriptures testify that his prophecy was fulfilled.
The exact day on which Jehoiachin was taken captive is given in the Babylonian Chronicles, which is a short synopsis on clay tablets of what occurred in each year of the Babylonian kings.
That year was his eighth year according to Jewish reckoning (see 2 Kgs 24:12) because the Jews counted the year in which he ascended the throne as the first year, whereas the Babylonians reckoned his reign as beginning the next year, in the spring of 604 B.C. Grayson, Assyrian and Babylonian Chronicles, vol.
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 Where Is the Objective Evidence?
He went on to predict that a captivity in Babylon would happen and that it would last for 70 years (vs:11-12), but there is no way that Price can distort this passage to mean that Jeremiah predicted that the captivity would begin in the first year of Nebuchadnezzar.
It is recognized as a historical fact supported by all the "objective evidence" that the Babylonian captivity of the Judean Jews did not last 70 years.
That proposition is not whether the Babylonian empire fell and the Israelites were then released from captivity, because we also recognize that both these events probably happened.
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 Babylonian Captivity - History for Kids!
Because the Jews had fought on the side of the Assyrians, the Babylonians thought the Jews were troublemakers.
So the Babylonians destroyed the Temple that Solomon had built (the First Temple), and took many of the richer, more aristocratic Jews prisoner, both men and women, and their children, and took them away to Babylon where they could keep an eye on them.
During the Babylonian Captivity, two religious leaders were important, whose names were Ezra and Nehemiah.
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 Babylonian Captivity: The Breaking Point
The “Babylonian Captivity” in the title alluded to the exile imposed on the Jews by King Nebuchadnezzar after he took Jerusalem in 587 b.c.e.
Regardless Erasmus’ moderate advise, on October 6, 1520, his Babylonian Captivity emerged from the press of Melchior Lotther in Wittenberg – a forty-four page Latin bomb planted in the midst of the delicate machinery of the Catholic sacramental system.
But with the Babylonian Captivity he cut himself away from moderates who might have joined him to limit the power of the papacy.
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 Babylonian Captivity
According to tradition, the Captivity lasted 70 years, but Cyrus of Persia, who conquered Babylon, actually allowed them to go home in 536
Worship centred on the Temple in Jerusalem, which housed the Ark of the Covenant containing the tablets of the Ten Commandments.
When Palestine was incorporated into the Babylonian Empire at the beginning of the 6th century
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 A BABYLONIAN CAPTIVITY, by Professor Revilo P. Oliver
In 597-586 Nebuchadnezzer, trying to quiet the seething trouble-spot in his dominions, Judaea, where the Yids were constantly intriguing with both the Babylonians and the Egyptians and treacherously betraying each in turn, deported to Babylon and other regions a fairly large number of Jews.
This is called the "Babylonian Captivity" and deplored by sentimental Aryans who do not perceive what a great (God-sent?) opportunity it gave the godly folk to infiltrate and exploit the civilized world by operating from what was long one of its major commercial centers, comparable to New York city today.
The term "Babylonian Captivity" was used metaphorically by Petrarch to describe the removal of the Papal See from Rome to Avignon, which he especially deplored, because while it removed a focus of festering corruption, it also impoverished the inhabitants of the "Eternal City," for which Petrarch felt a cultural and scholarly patriotism.
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 JFB Commentary on Daniel Chapter 1
Nebuchadnezzar took away the captives as hostages for the submission of the Hebrews.
Meshach--The Babylonians retained the first syllable of Mishael, the Hebrew name; but for El, that is, GOD, substituted Shak, the Babylonian goddess, called Sheshach (Jer 25:26 51:41), answering to the Earth, or else Venus, the goddess of love and mirth; it was during her feast that Cyrus took Babylon.
Not that he did not continue beyond that year, but the expression is designed to mark the fact that he who was one of the first captives taken to Babylon, lived to see the end of the captivity.
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 The Times of Israel - Babylonian Captivity of Judah
Now it is the southern kingdom of Judah’s turn to be deported from their own land into exile in a foreign country.
Jeremiah informs the first exiles in Babylon that their captivity will last 70 years and denounces false prophets who say otherwise (29).
Nebuchadnezzar was humbled by God, being struck by a rare mania which caused him to live and act like a beast of the field.
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 Things of Sacred Power
According to the Bible, the ark was last known to have rested in the Temple of Solomon in Jerusalem.
Whether it was destroyed, stolen, moved, or remained hidden after Babylonian forces conquered the city and leveled the temple in 587
The Talmud, the ancient, authoritative history of the Hebrews, indicates that the ark was kept in a secret area of the Temple of Solomon and survived the destruction and pillaging of Jerusalem.
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The first period of Avignon popes, from 1304 to 1377, is called the BABYLONIAN CAPTIVITY OF THE CHURCH, a powerful metaphor phrased by opponents of the Avignonese administration.
CATHERINE OF SIENA, urged the respective pope to return to Rome; they saw the pope's residence in Avignon as a major reason for the crisis of the church.
A series of Files on the Babylonian Captivity from History of Western Civilization at Boise State Univ.
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 BABYLONIAN CAPTIVITY - Online Information article about BABYLONIAN CAPTIVITY
BABYLONIAN CAPTIVITY - Online Information article about BABYLONIAN CAPTIVITY
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BABYLONIAN CAPTIVITY, the name generally given to the See also:
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 Hebrew History: The Exile, 597-538 BC
In particular, they blamed the disaster of the Exile on their own impurity.
They had betrayed Yahweh and allowed the Mosaic laws and cultic practices to become corrupt; the Babylonian Exile was proof of Yahweh's displeasure.
During this period, Jewish leaders no longer spoke about a theology of judgement, but a theology of salvation.
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 Neo-Babylonians - History for Kids!
The Babylonians conquered Israel, and took many of the Jewish leaders and their families back to Babylon with them to keep them from revolting again.
The Babylonians also did a lot of new building in Babylon during their time in power.
The Babylonians: An Introduction, by Gwendolyn Leick (2002).
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