Lectures On The History Of The Jewish Church (volume 1)

Paperback | February 3, 2012

byArthur Penrhyn Stanley

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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. 1870. Excerpt: ... LECTURE VII. SINAI AND THE LAW. Rephidim was but the threshold of Sinai. "In the "third month they departed from Rephidim, Maroh v "and pitched in the wilderness of Sinai." On-phidim. wards and upwards, after their long halt, exulting in their first victory, they advanced deeper and deeper into the mountain-ranges, they knew not whither. They knew only that it was for some great end, for some mighty sacrifice, for some solemn disclosure, such as they had never before witnessed. Onwards they went, and the mountains closed around them; upwards through winding valley, and under high cliff, and over rugged pass, and through gigantic forms, on which the marks of creation even now seem fresh and powerful; and at last, through1 all the different valleys, the whole body of the people were assembled. On their right hand and on their left rose long successions of lofty rocks, forming a vast avenue, like the approaches which they had seen leading to the Egyptian temples between colossal figures of men and of gods. At the end of this broad avenue, rising immediately out of the level plain on which they were encamped, tow 1 With regard to the locality I have expressions sufficiently wide to include teen no cause to alter the opinion any spot which may be selected in maintained in Sinai and Palestine, the neighborhood of Jebel Mousa. 48-44; but I have purposely left the ered the massive cliffs of Sinai, like the huge altar of some natural temple; encircled by peaks of every shape and height, the natural pyramids of the desert. In this sanctuary, secluded from all earthly things, raised high above even the wilderness itself, arrived, as it must have seemed to them, at the very end of the world--they waited for the Revelation of God. How would He make Himself known to th...

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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. 1870. Excerpt: ... LECTURE VII. SINAI AND THE LAW. Rephidim was but the threshold of Sinai. "In the "third month they departed from Rephidim, Mar...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:164 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.35 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217501311

ISBN - 13:9780217501316

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