Essays, Reviews, And Addresses (volume 3)

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byJames Martineau

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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. 1891. Excerpt: ... VII. EARLY HISTORY OF MESSIANIC IDEAS I. The distance at which Christianity stands from Judaism at the present hour might well surprise us, if we measured their affinity by what they hold in common. With twothirds of their sacred history accepted by both, with the whole of the canonical literature of the one maintained in authority by the other, with the same consecrated list of patriarchs, poets, and prophets, and the very glow and pathos of their piety resorting to the same words, they yet exhibit an apparently ineffaceable contrast of inward genius. This fact becomes the more striking the nearer we place ourselves to the incunabula of Christendom, and the more closely we scrutinize its external filiation. These two religions furnish the strongest antitheses of human thought and feeling,--law and love,--letter and spirit,--the claims of an old birth and need of a new birth,--the promise of this world to a nation and that of another to every human "Des Doctrines religieuses des Juifs pendant les deux siecles anterieurs a l'ere chretienne." Par Michel Nicolas. Paris. 1860. "Essais de Philosophic et d'Histoire religieuse." Par Michel Nicolas. Paris. 1863. "Die jiidische Apokalyptik in ihrer geschichtlichen Entwickelung.' Von Dr. A. Hilgenfeld. Jena. 1857. "Handbuch der Einleitung der Apokryphen." Von Dr. Gustav Volkmar. Tubingen. 1860. "Abhandlung iiber Entstehung und Werth der Sibyllinischen Biicher." Von Heinrich Ewald. Gottingen. 1858.--National Revimi, 1863. soul; and the precision with which every thing is formulated in the casuistry of the synagogue reverses the free life of faith and conscience which forms the saintly ideal of the Church. The vitality of Judaism displays itself in an unchangeable persistency, gazing out of the same eyes on an ever-...

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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. 1891. Excerpt: ... VII. EARLY HISTORY OF MESSIANIC IDEAS I. The distance at which Christianity stands from Judaism at the present hour might well...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:188 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.4 inPublished:January 18, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217927793

ISBN - 13:9780217927796

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