Hebrew covenants

Hebrew covenants:

A. Emphasized the uniqueness of the Hebrew nation as a whole and denied importance of all other “lesser” nations

B. Warned the Hebrews that they will be defeated by their enemies

C. Provided mythical and cultural explanations of historical and material conditions of the Hebrews, and reaffirmed their belief that their existence depends on divine powers

D. Taught that the Hebrews did not have any special role to play in the history of humanity E. Questioned and challenged Divine Authority