The History Of The Religion Of Israel; An Old Testament Primer

Paperback | January 9, 2012

byCrawford Howell Toy

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1883. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... QUESTIONS. 1. Why did the European Jews remain devoted to their tradition? What was the reason of their ignorance? What was their condition? 2. What improvement gradually came to pass? What happened to individual Israelites? What did the eighteenth century bring with it? Was this movement felt all over Europe? What country became the cradle of Jewish emancipation? What edict was issued by Frederick the Great? When? What was its effect? What two parties arose? What was lacking? Was the lack soon supplied? 3. At what critical time did Moses Mendelssohn appear? To what did he devote his life? At what time did he live? Of what did he become an expounder to his countrymen? Did he remain an Israelite? What did he try to do? Was his course radical? What translation did he undertake? What was its effect? With what did he bring his people into contact? 4. What was the result of the impulse given by Mendelssohn? What different directions did his followers take? What other measures were set on foot? Where? What was the result of all this? 5. What does the Reform now include? What do they reject? What form has their religion assumed? What of their public worship? -- thek attitude towards Christianity ? -- their relation to modern lif e ? -- their social position? What effect does this have on their distinctively Jewish character? What of their national development? 6. Who constitute the Orthodox party? What other name may be given them? Where are they found? Have they been affected by modern progress? LESSON XXX. CONCLUSION. 1. The Persistence of the Religion of Israel -- The history of the religion of Israel, which we have rapidly gone over, exhibits its remarkable tenacity of life. It has survived all the changes in the outward and inward condition of the people,...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1883. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... QUESTIONS. 1. Why did the European Jews remain devoted to their tradition? What was the reason of their ignorance? What was ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:60 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:January 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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