Daily life in the time of Jesus / Henri Daniel-Rops ; translated by Patrick O'Brian.


1st ed.. New York : Hawthorn Books, [1962] .

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Standard Title Vie quotidienne en Palestine au temps de Jésus. English
Subjects Bible. New Testament -- History of contemporary events.
Bible. New Testament.
History of contemporary events.
Manners and customs.
Middle East -- Palestine.
Palestine -- Social life and customs.
Description 512 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1962]
©1962
Notes "October 1962"--T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references (page 497) and index.
Summary Recreation of the land and people of Palestine during the time of Christ.
Contents 12. When the bird-song dies away -- Man's condition: suffering and death -- Hygiene and health -- Diseases -- Medicine and medical men -- Death and the grave -- "Where, then, death, is thy victory?" -- Part 3. A people and its God -- 1. The age of God -- Israel's religious life -- The consecration of the day by prayer -- The consecration of the week by the Sabbath -- The consecration of the year by the feasts -- The sabbatical year and the Jubilee -- 2. The dwellings of God -- The temple, the "shrine of the glory of God" -- The temple as Christ knew it -- The temple: its services and its symbolism -- The synagogue: in no way a temple -- The services at the synagogue -- 3. The men of God -- The priests and Levites in the service of the temple -- The doctors in the service of the Law -- The Pharisees and the Sadducees -- The Nazarites' vows and retreats in the desert -- The monks of the Dead Sea -- 4. The faith of Israel and the coming of the messiah -- The first commandment of all -- Was God withdrawing himself from man? -- "And the second, its like" -- Chosen people of universalism? -- Was the letter to kill the Spirit? -- The Messiah. Who and when? -- Finale: Jesus among his people and in his time -- 1. Jesus of Nazareth, a Jew among Jews -- 2. "Christ has superseded the Law" -- 3. The Jewish people and Jesus.
4. Society's imperative commands -- An obligation unknown to the Jews -- The heavy burden of taxes -- Human Justice a dirty rag -- Judges and courts -- Civil law -- Crimes and misdemeanors; punishment and penalties -- 5. The tablets of heaven and human calculations -- The ear and the months -- The week of seven days -- The day and the hours -- Weights and measures -- Money in Palestine -- 6. Bed and board -- "Give us this day..." -- "...Our Daily bread" -- "Vinum Laetificat cor Hominis" -- Meals -- "The cloak and the coat" -- The house -- 7. "By the sweat of thy brow" -- The divine institution of labor -- The "good shepherd's" life -- The workers in the fields -- "Cast your nets" -- The craftsmen -- 8. From traders to brigands -- "Neither are we delighted in merchandise" -- Big business and banking -- The moral aspect of money and business -- "Where, then, does wisdom lie?... not here, cries the abyss... and the sea echoes, not here" -- Roads and caravan-tracks -- Travelers and brigands -- 9. The spoken and the written word -- What languages did Jesus speak? -- Rote-learning, rhythm and antithesis -- What kind of writing did Jesus read? -- Writing-materials -- How news was spread -- 10. Letters, arts and science -- A literature without "mere letters" -- The art of the spoken word -- "Non Impedias Musicam" -- A nation without art? -- Knowledge, God's secret -- 11. Habits and customs; personal cleanliness; amusements -- Everyday life -- Personal cleanliness -- Social relationships -- Devils and the stars -- leisure and amusements -- Whoredom
Part I. A land and its people -- 1. The geographical context -- Palestine -- The beauty and diversity of the Holy Land -- Hear and cold: wind and rain -- Trees, flowers and fruit -- Imples amne animal benedictione -- 2. The human context -- The people of the covenant -- Nomen Numen -- A nation or a religion? -- The curious position of the Samaritans -- The Greek cities -- So small and so great -- The great dispersion of the Jews -- 3. The political context -- God and Caesar -- Theocracy -- Palestine and the Roman domination -- Herod "the Great" -- Herod's successors and the procurators -- The occupiers and the occupied -- 4. Jerusalem -- The city of God's rejoicing -- Its position and its site -- A thousand years of history -- "Hole in the Corner" or metropolis? -- "The nonpareil of beauty, the pride of the whole earth" -- Life in Jerusalem -- Part II. Those days and nights that bless the Lord -- 1. A child of Israel -- "To our race a son is given" -- Marked with the seal of God -- The name -- The education of the young -- Coming of age -- 2. Family, "my own flesh and blood" -- "My own flesh and blood" -- Taking a wife -- Prohibitions and obligation -- From the engagement to the wedding -- The father of a family -- Women in Israel -- Shortcomings and failures in marriage -- 3. High and low, rich and poor -- From tribe to social class -- Slavery in Israel -- "At toil repine not" -- Who were the Am-ha-arez? -- Beati Possedentes -- A class apart: the scribes -- Relations between the classes
Geographic Area Israel
Network Numbers (OCoLC)399995
(OCoLC)ocm00399995
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Daniel-Rops, Henri, 1901-1965.
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