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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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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Page 40 - And the Lord said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people which are in Egypt, and have heard their cry by reason of their taskmasters ; for I know their sorrows.
Page 103 - If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine hand, O king. But if not, be it known unto thee, O king, that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up.
Page 34 - 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 177 - 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 314 - 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 341 - 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 136 - Lord, who shall abide in Thy tabernacle? Who shall dwell in Thy holy hill? He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, And speaketh the truth in his heart.
Page 181 - 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 76 - 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 327 - 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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