The Makers and Teachers of Judaism from the Fall of Jerusalem to the Death of Herod the Great

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Cosimo, Inc., 1 déc. 2005 - 344 pages
[T]he great contributions of the book of Job to the problem of suffering are: (1) A clear and scientific presentation of the problem; (2) a bold sweeping aside of the insufficient current theological explanations; (3) a vastly enlarged conception of Jehovah's character and rule; and (4) that attitude of faith which comes from as personal experience of God and which trusts unreservedly...-from "The Problem of the Book of Job"Bible students and classical scholars alike will find this 1911 work, from a renowned Biblical scholar of the early 20th century, an enlightening clarification of the most complex and confusing era in Israel's history, the period from the fall of Jerusalem to the death of Herod the Great. Sifting through the limited historical records that have come down to us-the memoirs of Nehemiah, the first book of the Maccabees, the histories of Josephus-as well as the literature that sprang from the anguish and suffering of the scattered Hebrews-including the poems of Isaiah, the Book of Job, and the Psalter-Kent offers insightful literary and historical commentary and critique on the major Jewish writings of the time.Also available from Cosimo Classics: Twelve Studies on the Making of a Nation: The Beginning of Israel's History, by Kent and Jeremiah Whipple JenksAmerican scholar CHARLES FOSTER KENT (1867-1925) was president of the Association of Biblical Instructors in American Colleges and Secondary Schools (now the American Academy of Religion) from 1910 to 1925. He is also the author of A History of the Jewish People.

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The Teachings of Jesus the Son of Strach
177
CVIIL The Causes of the Maccabean Struggle
186
tion of the Temple
187
sive Character of Hellenic Culture IV Contrast
194
The Victories That Gave the Jews Religious
203
The Long Contest for Political Indepen
215
Mae SB m 6IM3 7 9 Wa n w
227
The Rule of John Hyrcantjs and Abistobtjltjs
240

The Structure of the Book of Job II Dates
94
The Prophets Purpose III The Character and Con
100
C Nehemiahs Work m Rebuilding the Walls
104
The Jerusalem of Nehemiah to face page
106
Neh 14 i 7 J2i
116
CII Traditional Account op the Adoption op
126
The Jewish State during the Last Century
134
THE GREEK AND MACCABEAN
146
Israels Early History IV Their Prominence to
166
It
247
The Life and Faith of the Jews of the Dis
255
ilit l lb ft f 3 b
259
V Apologetic Jewish Writings VI The Wisdom
263
The Rise of the Hekqdian House
275
Herods Policy and Reign
285
liefs of Judaism
303
The Apocalyptic Catastrophic Type IV The Ethical
309
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Page 141 - For thou desirest not sacrifice; else would I give it: thou delightest not in burnt offering. The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.
Page 12 - Then said he unto me, Prophesy unto the wind, prophesy, son of man, and say to the wind, Thus saith the Lord God; Come from the four winds, O breath, and breathe upon these slain, that they may live. So I prophesied as he commanded me, and the breath came into them, and they lived, and stood up upon their feet, an exceeding great army.
Page 73 - Doth Job fear God for nought ? Hast not thou made an hedge about him, and about his house, and about all that he hath on every side ? thou hast blessed the work of his hands, and his substance is increased in the land. But put forth thine hand now, and touch all that he hath, and he will curse thee to thy face.
Page 54 - Who hath measured the waters in the hollow of His hand, and meted out heaven with the span, and comprehended the dust of the earth in a measure, and weighed the mountains in scales, and the hills in a balance?
Page 157 - Blessed is the man that heareth me, Watching daily at my gates, Waiting at the posts of my doors.
Page 13 - Thus saith the Lord God; Behold, O my people, I will open your graves, and cause you to come up out of your graves, and bring you into the land of Israel. And ye shall know that I am the Lord...
Page 37 - What are the names of the men that make this building? 5 But the eye of their God was upon the elders of the Jews...
Page 104 - Lord, I beseech thee, let now thine ear be attentive to the prayer of thy servant, and to the prayer of thy servants, who desire to fear thy name : and prosper, I pray thee, thy servant this day, and grant him mercy in the sight of this man.
Page 13 - Behold, I will take the children of Israel from among the heathen, whither they be gone, and will gather them on every side, and bring them into their own land. And I will make them one nation in the land upon the mountains of Israel, and one king shall be king to them all ; and they shall be no more two nations, neither shall they be divided into two kingdoms any more at all.
Page 118 - I will bring to my holy mountain, and make them joyful in my house of prayer; their burnt offerings and their sacrifices will be accepted on my altar; for my house shall be called a house of prayer for all peoples.

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