Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Bachelor of Divinity (B.Div)


Historical Theology

First Advisor

Arthur Klinck

Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)

Deuteronomy 28:36; Leviticus 26:33; 1 Kings 14:15; Jeremiah 13:19; Isaiah 39:7; Ezekiel 36:19; 2 Kings 17:6; 2 Kings 18:11; 2 Kings 24:14; Isaiah 1:18; Isaiah 31:6; Amos 3:13; Isaiah 6:3; Isaiah 1:7-8; 2 Kings 21:2-6; 2 Kings 22:17; 2 Kings 22:13; 2 Kings 23:4-16; Zephaniah 3:14, 17; Jeremiah 20:7; Jeremiah 31:31-34; Habakkuk 1:13; Jeremiah 2:2; Zephaniah 2:3; Jeremiah 31:30;


It is the purpose of this paper to uncover the importance and the influence of this exile upon the religion of the Jews, more especially, to understand the changes which the Babylonian Captivity brought upon the religion of the Jews. For it was during the exile in Babylonia that the Jews changed as a people, as a nation, and, what is most important of all, as a religious society. These changes and developments, which occurred during the exile, have remained until the present day and are of the utmost importance in our understanding of the Jewish people.

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