The Religion of Israel to the Exile

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G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1899 - Jews - 228 pages
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Page 45 - For their mother hath played the harlot: she that conceived them hath done shamefully: for she said, I will go after my lovers, that give me my bread and my water, my wool and my flax, mine oil and my drink.
Page 230 - Empire and as it actually was to the Empire and the Empire to it. ... Professor Ramsay has made a solid and valuable contribution to the interpretation of the Apostolic literature and of the Apostolic age— a contribution distinguished no less by ripe scholarship, independent judgment, keen vision, and easy mastery of material, than by freshness of thought, boldness of combination, and striking originality of view."— The Speaker.
Page 230 - The work is one of which students of biblical crit1cism will need to take account. It is absolutely candid and straightforward, thorough and discriminating, and courteous to other scholars whose conclusions it sees most reason to condemn. It is a fine piece of work.
Page 14 - And Moses said unto God: Behold, when I come to the Children of Israel and say unto them : The God of your fathers hath sent me unto you; and they shall say unto me: What is His name?
Page 42 - The feast of unleavened bread shalt thou keep; seven days thou shalt eat unleavened bread, as I commanded thee, at...
Page iv - Council (a) shall be charged with the selection of the lecturers, (b) shall have charge of the funds, (c) shall assign the time for the lectures in each city, and perform such other functions as may be necessary. 8. — Polemical subjects, as well as polemics in the treatment of subjects, shall be positively excluded. 9. — The lecturer shall be chosen by the Council at least ten months before the date fixed for the course of lectures.
Page 74 - And the manna ceased on the morrow after they had eaten of the old corn of the land ; neither had the children of Israel manna any more ; but they did eat of the fruit of the land of Canaan that year.
Page 198 - And he hath said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee : for my power is made perfect in weakness.
Page 38 - Israel's religion became ethical because it was a religion of choice and not of nature, because it rested on a voluntary decision, which established an ethical relation between the people and its God for all time.

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