The doctrine of Sacred Scripture: a critical, historical, and dogmatic inquiry into the origin and nature of the Old and New Testaments, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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C. Scribner's Sons, 1883 - Bible
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Contents

Moses as the chosen medium of the legal revelation
48
Typical view of Messianic prophecy
54
Paradisiacal vision of Abraham
59
His authentication of the Book of Jonah
66
THE NATURE OF NEWTESTAMENT SOItTPTURE AS DETERMINED BY
75
Realization of the promises gained by progressive approaches
81
THE CLAIMS OF THE OLD TESTAMENT IN GENERAL AND OF MOSAISM
87
The claim implied in the doctrine of a divine covenant
95
The Song of Moses
103
Summary of the claims of the writings of Mosaism
110
The subject of prophetic inspiration is the believing community
117
The law of the working of prophetic inspiration
119
Terms for the Hebrew prophet
125
The divine commission to the prophet
131
Intuitions of heathen diviners and prophetic foresight
137
Inference from the claims of the persons to their writings
145
CHAPTER V
153
Use of apocryphal writings by Jude
159
View of the writings of Luke and of the Epistle to the Hebrews
166
Alleged instances of rabbinizing
172
Free handling of the ipsissima verba of the Old Testament
179
CHAPTER VI
185
Special call and commission of the apostles
191
Claims made for himself by the Apostle Paul
192
The three classes of NewTestament contents
199
Misconceptions of the meaning of OldTestament Scripture
205
Inspiration of the apostolic ordinance
211
THE DOCTRINE OF SACRED SCRIPTURE A3 RELATED TO THE PREDICTIVE
216
INTRODUCTORY
223
No strictly scientific contents are found in the Bible
229
Biblical doctrine of God the Creator
236
Biblical doctrine of God the Preserver
242
Characteristics of the biblical descriptions of nature
248
Elements of doctrine taught in the Mosaic cosmogony
254
Special scientific difficulties in the Mosaic cosmogony
261
The different forms of socalled reconciliation
263
The hypothesis of ideal construction
269
The origin and unity of the race
276
General conclusions as to the inspiration of the scientific contents
283
The internal and the external miracle
290
Miracles not violations of the laws of nature
298
The teleology of the miracle
305
The evidence from the inherent nature of Christianity
311
Necessity of miracles to a course of revelation
318
Value of the testimony of the Apostle Paul
326
The relative miracle in the Bible
334
Conclusions touching the doctrine of Sacred Scripture
340
False assumptions excluded from the examination
345
The genealogies of the Cainites and Sethites
352
Effect of Mosaic monotheism upon the early legends
358
Narratives of Balaam and Samson
364
Position of Kuenen toward the OldTestament histories
370
Effect of the presumption against miracles
376
The ethical and religious limitations of prediction
428
The personal limitations of prediction
434
The fulfilment of prediction
441
The Psalms cited as Messianic
447
The system of predictive contents
453
The imperfect and the ideal elements of ethical teaching 400
461
Ethical condition of the writers of the Old Testament
467
OldTestament estimate of its own heroes
470
Historical excellences of the ethicoreligious contents
478
Value and force of the principle of love
484
CHAPTER VII
490
More direct relations of criticism to the doctrine of Sacred Scripture
497
Tradition disproved by critical inquiry 603
504
Particular reference of sections to their sources
510
Conclusions from a review of the tables
525
Naturalistic theories of the rise of OldTestament religion
531
The laws of offerings and sacrifices
539
The origin of the feasts
542
The origin of the Book of EzraNehemiah
545
Antecedent improbability of a forgery like Johus Gospel
552
The witness within the Gospel
559
Theological position of the Gospel of John
565
Delicate indications of the eyewitness in John
571
CHAPTER VIII
581
Means for a comparative study of biblical Hebrew
587
Lack of literary style in the Old Testament
595
Peculiarities of the language of prophecy
602
Linguistic peculiarities of the individual authors
606
The Greek used in Hellenistic religious writings
613
Certain specifically Christian words
619
Influence of revelation and inspiration upon language
626
Relation between the growth of a Canon and Sacred Scripture 029
635
Sanctifying of the firstborn
639
Nature of the doubt as to the NewTestament Antilegomena
641
Canonization of the Hagiographa
647
Nature of the process of forming a NewTestament canon
653
Earliest testimonies to the existence of NewTestament books
660
Connection of the Canon and the growth of the Church Catholic 605
667
The Canon according to Jerome and Augustine
673
Possibility of early pseudonymous writings
675
Historical and critical estimate of the Canon by Semler
682
CHAPTER X
691
Construction of the Masoretic text with its punctuation
697
Origin and date of the Samaritan Pentateuch
703
Fate of the autograph copies of NewTestament writings
709
Limits of the variation of the NewTestament text
717
Perfect historical accuracy neither claimed nor proved
724
Statement of the relations of the later to the earlier writers
732
The most direct and important of the ethicoreligious claims
738
Claims arising from a relation to the person of Christ
742
The unity of the Spirit as a coordinating force in history
748
Sense in which the Bible is an unfailing source of truth
756
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Page 132 - See, I have this day set thee over the nations and over the kingdoms, to root out, and to pull down, and to destroy, and to throw down, to build, and to plant.
Page 510 - And these are the kings that reigned in the land of Edom, before there reigned any king over the children of Israel.
Page 149 - He hath not dealt with us after our sins; nor rewarded us according to our iniquities.
Page 242 - And so it is written, The first man Adam was made a living soul; the last Adam was made a quickening spirit. Howbeit that was not first which is spiritual, but that which is natural; and afterward that which is spiritual.
Page 661 - And, on the day which is called Sunday, there is an assembly in one place of all who dwell either in towns or in the country; and the Memoirs of the Apostles or the writings of the prophets are read, as long as the time permits.
Page 604 - And it came to pass, when the ark set forward, that Moses said, Rise up, LORD, and let thine enemies be scattered; and let them that hate thee flee before thee.
Page 248 - Ye who turn judgment to wormwood, and leave off righteousness in the earth, seek him that maketh the seven stars and Orion, and turneth the shadow of death into the morning, and maketh the day dark with night; that calleth for the waters of the sea, and poureth them out upon the face of the earth; the Lord is his name; that strengtheneth the spoiled against the strong, so that the spoiled shall come against the fortress.
Page 76 - And when they bring you before the synagogues, and the rulers, and the authorities, be not anxious how or what ye shall answer, or what ye shall say : for the Holy Spirit shall teach you in that very hour what ye ought to say.
Page 255 - In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. And the earth was waste and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep: and the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.
Page 310 - Upon the whole, then, it appears, that no testimony for any kind of miracle has ever amounted to a probability, much less to a proof; and that, even supposing it amounted to a proof, it would be opposed by another proof, derived from the very nature of the fact which it would endeavour to establish.

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