Below is the instructions and the questions. I can provide you the bible .

Length: 300 words. Keep in mind that you the study questions are the very broad and there is much to say about them. The study questions are intended to guide your reading. Choose something from the your interaction with the readings to address in your written response.

1. What does it mean to study the life cycle? Think about the momemtous events in your own life so far or what major events we mark in any particular modern culture. These life cycle events and the way we choose to mark them tell us a lot about the broader culture. Choose one of the assigned biblical passages and consider what it tells us about a specific life cycle event. How does that help us understand wider aspects of ancient Israelite culture?

2. What did Israelites believe happened after you die? How does the literary and archaeological help us answer this question?