Some Aspects of Rabbinic Theology (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, 1909 - Judaism - 384 pages
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The contents of this book have grown out of a course of lectures delivered at various learned centre, and a series of essays published in the Jewis quarterly review. These essays began to appear in the year 1894.
  

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Review: Aspects of Rabbinic Theology: Major Concepts of the Talmud

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A great and beutiful work by the founder of the Conservative movement in Judaism. Rabbi Solomon Schechter was also involved with the Cairo Geniza fragments, which he himself examined. I think this book it's probably Schechter's best one. Read full review

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User Review  - Paul - Goodreads

There were a couple amazing revelations, but as with many books it didn't need to be 400 pages long ... or 250 for that matter. Read full review

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Page 137 - As the apple tree among the trees of the wood, So is my beloved among the sons. I sat down under his shadow with great delight, And his fruit was sweet to my taste.
Page 70 - Yea, in the way of thy judgments, O Lord, have we waited for thee; the desire of our soul is to thy name, and to the remembrance of thee.
Page 38 - Know therefore that the Lord thy God, he is God, the faithful God, which keepeth covenant and mercy with them that love him and keep his commandments to a thousand generations...
Page 181 - Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me ; and showing mercy unto thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments.
Page 179 - When thou art in tribulation, and all these things are come upon thee, even in the latter days, if thou turn to the LORD thy God, and shalt be obedient unto his voice ; (for the LORD thy God is a merciful God ;) he will not forsake thee, neither destroy thee, nor forget the covenant of thy fathers which he sware unto them.
Page 345 - As the thief is ashamed when he is found : so is the house of Israel ashamed ; they, their kings, their princes, and their priests, and their prophets, saying to a stock, Thou art my father ; and to a stone, Thou hast brought me forth.
Page 185 - The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, neither shall the children be put to death for the fathers: every man shall be put to death for his own sin.
Page 236 - And it came to pass, when Moses came down from mount Sinai with the two tables of testimony in Moses' hand, when he came down from the mount, that Moses wist not that the skin of his face shone while he talked with him. And when Aaron and all the children of Israel saw Moses, behold, the skin of his face shone ; and they were afraid to come nigh him.
Page 80 - I will say to the north, Give up; and to the south, Keep not back: bring my sons from far, and my daughters from the ends of the earth; even every one that is called by my name: for I have created him for my glory, I have formed him ; yea, I have made him.
Page 331 - Go, and tell this people, Hear ye indeed, but understand not; and see ye indeed, but perceive not. Make the heart of this people fat, and make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes ; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and convert, and be healed.

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