Humanity's Relationship and the Ten Commandments
A glass covered case holding the ten tablet sculpture was chosen for the art piece at the entrance of the new Christian and Jewish Interfaith Cultural and Historical Center. This sculpture demonstrates the importance of the Judeo-Christians complying with the rules set forth in assisting with finding peace within one’s own self. The team writing this paper believes that the ten tablets reflect upon the Jewish and Christian concepts of human relationships with individuals and god. The accountability set forth with the Ten Tablets also known as the Ten Commandments creates specific expectations to be fulfilled by committed religious members.
The first four commandments set the expectations in regard to the relationship with God and the last six commandments deal directly with the individual’s relationship with persons. The expectations with the first four commandments includes keeping the Sabbath day holy, not making an images or any likeness of what is in the heavens above, not swearing nor possessing other gods. These first four helps with building a positive relationship with God. The commitment to respecting God by having nothing or anyone else above him is commanded which builds respect for the creator ("Judeo-Christian Tradition", n.d.).
The last six commandments for a Judeo-Christian provide guidance to individual relationship with other persons. The last six commandments include topics such as murdering, committing adultery, stealing, coveting the neighbor’s wife, bearing false witnesses, and honoring your mother and father. The last six commandments gives guidance for individual relationship among others that tends to hold sacredness to each individual relationship made ("Judeo-Christian Tradition", n.d.). The purpose of the Ten Commandments may assist with overcoming obstacles and burdens that arise making the personal and emotional growth of a human being much...
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