The Historical Evidences Of The Truth Of The Scripture Records

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byGeorge Rawlinson

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 2007-04 edition. Excerpt: ... LECTURE II. Note I., p. 51. See Horne's Introduction to the Critical Study and Knowledge of Holy Scriptures, ch. ii. § 1; vol. i pp. 51-6, sixth edition; Graves, Lectures on the Pentateuch, Lecture I ; Havernick, Handbuch der Historisch-kritischen Einleitung in das Alte Testament, vol. i. ch. ii. § 108 ; Stuart's Defence of the Old Testament Canon, § 3, p. 42, &c. This fact is not denied by those who oppose the Mosaic authorship. (See De Wette's Einleitung in das Alte Testament, § 163 and § 164, pp. 203-5.) Note II., p. 51. The history of the controversy concerning the authorship of the Iliad will illustrate what is stated in the text. It cannot but be allowed that arguments of very considerable weight have been adduced by Wolf and others in disproof of the Homeric authorship. Yet the opposite belief maintains its ground in spite of them, and is regarded by the latest Critic as fully and finally established. (See Gladstone's Homer and the Homeric Age, vol. i. pp. 3, 4.) The reason is, that the opposing arguments, though strong, are pronounced on the whole not strong enough to overcome the force of a unanimous tradition. . Note m., p. 51. For instance, De Wette repeats the old objection of Spinoza, that the author of the Pentateuch cannot be Moses, since he uses the expression "beyond Jordan" as a dweller in Palestine would, whereas Moses never entered Palestine. (Einleitung, &c., § 147, a 4.) But all toler- able Hebraists are aware that the term 1?S3 is ambiguous, and may mean on either side of a river. Buxtorf translates it, "cis, ultra, trans." (Lexicon Hebraicum el Chaldaicum, p. 527, ad voc. "125 .) So Gesenius and others. Even De Wette admits in a note that the expression has the two senses ;...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 2007-04 edition. Excerpt: ... LECTURE II. Note I., p. 51. See Horne's Introduction to the Critical Study and Knowledge of Holy Scriptures...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:134 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.29 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217118143

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