From how many different religions are the Jewish beliefs taken from? Did they get monotheism from Egypt?

Did Satan come from Persia? Did the Garden of Eden and the Flood come from Sumeria?

Asked By: mouthbreather77 - 2/17/2008
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Other than Zoroastrianism, I don't think Judaism took too much from elsewhere. And what they took from that group of people seemed to work rather temporarily (the battle against evil, Heaven and Hell). Many Jews have since believed there are good and bad inclinations, not pure good and evil, and many do not believe in... More
Answered By: shalhevet613 - 2/17/2008
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You need to get your basic facts straight... More
Answered By: paperback writer - 2/17/2008
Jewish belief came from Abraham, because he had faith, Joseph his grandson through Jacob, (Israel) was a man of Authority in Egypt and I am sure some of the culture was acclimated however there fundamental belief system already existed.
Answered By: Mark Anthony - 2/17/2008
About the Flood: We do know that there was a mythical flood recorded in the Epic of Gilgemesh, and we also know that this text dates from a time before the Bible or the Torah. This leaves 3 conclusions... More
Answered By: kolenya123 - 2/17/2008
Jesus, Moses, Mohammad (p.b.u.h), they all worshiped the same God, the God of Ibrahim. All prophets taught "surrendering one's will to God" that is the meaning of word "Islam". Word "christianity" did not exist at the time of Christ, but you will find Jesus teachings to be "surrender your will to God" in bible many... More
Answered By: freetothink - 2/17/2008
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