A charm or ornament worn for magical or spiritual protection.
The practice of atonement, resulting in the removal of sin.
A West Semitic language, in which most of the Hebrew Bible is written except for parts of Daniel and Ezra. Hebrew is regarded as the spoken language of ancient Israel but is largely replaced by Aramaic in the Persian period.
The set of Biblical books shared by Jews and Christians. A more neutral alternative to "Old Testament."
A collection of first-century Jewish and early Christian writings that, along with the Old Testament, makes up the Christian Bible.
(n.) One who adheres to traditional or polytheistic religious and spiritual belief and practice systems; sometimes used to refer broadly to anyone who does not adhere to biblical monotheism.
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