Academical Lectures On The Jewish Scriptures And Antiquities Volume 1

Paperback | February 8, 2012

byJohn Gorham Palfrey

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1838 Excerpt: ... LECTURE XIX. DEUTERONOMY XI. 32.--XXVI. 19. Moses Recites And Announces Laws,--Relating To Idolatry,--To Worship,--To The Religious Revenues,--To Distinctions Of Food,--To The Festivals,--To The Second Tithe And Firstlings,--To The Sabbatical Year,--To Slavery,--To A Future Monarchical Government,--To False Teachers, With A Prediction Of The Great Teacher To Come,--To Rights Of Citizenship,--To The Customs Of War,--To Domestic RelaTions,--To Usury,--To Offices Of Justice, Humanity, CourTesy, And Compassion,--To Miscellaneous Subjects,--To Crimes, Processes, And Punishments.--He Gives Directions Respecting Offerings To Be Made After The Orderly SettleMENT of The Country,--And Renews His Exhortations To Obedience, And Assurances Of The Divine Favor. In fifteen chapters of the book of Deuteronomy, beginning with the twelfth, we find Moses represented as publicly repeating, with or without modification, various laws which had been previously established, and for the first time promulgating others, a greater or less portion of which, I have remarked, are to be taken for the fruit of his meditations and experience, and the subject of revelations to him, during the long wanderings in the wilderness. A general remark, to be made upon the collection of rules here brought together, is, that they are of a character corresponding with the occasion to which the record refers them. They are declared to have been addressed to "all Israel,"--to the people at large; and accordingly rules of that class, with which the people had no immediate concern,--which were intended for a directory to the sacred order in the discharge of their functions,--are not found embraced in the collection. See p. 372. In the account which I am to give of these laws, (and in which I shall not tre...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1838 Excerpt: ... LECTURE XIX. DEUTERONOMY XI. 32.--XXVI. 19. Moses Recites And Announces Laws,--Relating To Idolatry,--To Worship,--To The Religi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:168 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.36 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217162932

ISBN - 13:9780217162937

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