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chosen people

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  • CHOSEN PEOPLE — CHOSEN PEOPLE, a common designation for the people of Israel, expressing the idea that the people of Israel stands in a special and unique relationship to the universal deity. This idea has been a central one throughout the history of Jewish… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • chosen people — (often caps.) the Israelites. Ex. 19. [1525 35] * * * ▪ Judaism       the Jewish people, as expressed in the idea that they have been chosen by God as his special people. The term implies that the Jewish people have been chosen by God to worship… …   Universalium

  • Chosen people — Throughout history and even today various groups of people have considered themselves as chosen by a deity for some purpose such as to act as the deity s agent on earth. In monotheistic faiths, like Abrahamic religions, references to God (or… …   Wikipedia

  • chosen people — noun any people believing themselves to be chosen by God • Hypernyms: ↑people • Hyponyms: ↑Hebrews, ↑Israelites * * * noun Usage: often capitalized C&P : a people that is considered or that considers itself to be chosen especially by God as his… …   Useful english dictionary

  • chosen people — selected people, group of people who have been elected; people of Israel, people who were Biblically chosen to carry God s word …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Chosen People —    This term refers to God s decision in the Old Testament to chose Abraham and his descendants to be the recipients of divine Revelation and so to play a unique role in salvation history; thus, their descendants, the Jewish people, are God s… …   Glossary of theological terms

  • chosen people — cho′sen peo′ple n. pl. (often caps.) bib jud the Israelites. Ex. 19 • Etymology: 1525–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • chosen people — /tʃoʊzən ˈpipəl/ (say chohzuhn peepuhl) plural noun the Israelites …   Australian English dictionary

  • Chosen People Ministries — CPM logo …   Wikipedia

  • Jews as a chosen people — In Judaism, chosenness is the belief that the Jews are the chosen people: chosen to be in a covenant with God. This idea is first found in the Torah (five books of Moses) and is elaborated on in later books of the Hebrew Bible. Much is written… …   Wikipedia

  • The Chosen People — Infobox Television episode Title = The Chosen People Series = M*A*S*H Caption = {Caption} Season = 2 Episode = 19 Airdate = January 26, 1974 Production = K419 Writer = Laurence Marks Sheldon Keller Larry Gelbart Gerry Renert Jeff Wilhelm Director …   Wikipedia

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