Religion in the Old Testament; the history of a spiritual triumph. Edited by Charles Conrad Forman.


[1st ed.].. New York, Harper [1961] .

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Subjects Judaism -- History -- To 70 A.D.
Judaism.
Judaïsme -- Histoire -- Jusqu'à 70.
Oude Testament.
Description xii, 276 pages 24 cm
Copyright Date [1961]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-232. "Bibliography of Robert H. Pfeiffer, compiled by Matilde v. Pfeiffer": pages 223-256).
Contents Part I. The religion of Israel -- I. Religion and the Bible -- 1. Religion -- 2. The Bible -- 3. Method of study -- 4. Plan of the book -- II. Before Moses -- 1. The gods of the nomads -- 2. The acts of worship -- A. Purifications -- B. Sacrifices and offerings -- 3. The times of worship (festivals) -- 4. Priests and sanctuaries -- 5. Moral ideas -- III. Moses and the birth of Israel -- 1. Moses -- 2. Israel -- 3. Jehovah -- IV. Israel in Canaan -- 1. Canaan -- A. Religion and culture -- B. Canaan's influence on Israel -- i. Cultural influence -- ii. Religious influence -- 2. Jehovah -- 3. Religious institutes -- A. Religious functionaries -- i. Priests -- ii. Prophets -- iii. Rechabites and Nazarites -- 4. The worship -- A. The place of worship -- B. The acts of worship -- C. The times of worship -- i. The weekly feast -- ii. The monthly feast -- iii. The annual feast -- 5. Philosophy and science -- A. Ethics -- B. The nature of Man -- C. The world -- V. The prophetic movement -- 1. The books of the prophets -- 2. The significance of the prophetic movement -- 3. Characteristics of the of the reforming prophets -- A. Relations to the earlier prophets -- B. Religious experiences of the prophets -- i. Inspiration -- ii. The call -- iii. Ecstatic states -- C. Functions of the prophets -- D. Methods of the prophets -- 4. The prophetic doctrine of God -- A. The moralization of Jehovah -- i. Equity and impartiality -- ii. Consistency -- iii. Moral holiness -- iv. Love -- B. The spiritualization of Jehovah -- i. The body of Jehovah -- ii. The abode of Jehovah -- iii. Holiness -- iv. Power -- volume Presence -- vi. Knowledge -- 5. The results of the prophetic teaching of God -- A. Jehovah and his people -- B. The institutions of worship -- C. The state -- D. Ethics -- E. National hopes -- Part II. Judaism -- VI. Incipient Judaism: Deuteronomy -- 1. The presuppositions of Deuteronomy -- A. Negative presuppositions: the foreign cults -- B. Positive presuppositions: the political situation and the prophetic movement -- 2. The Deuteronomic code -- 3. Importance of Deuteronomy -- A. The reforms of Josiah -- i. Preservation of the nation and the religion -- ii. Purification of the worship -- iii. The state becomes a theocracy -- B. The influence of Deuteronomy -- i. Reflection of Deuteronomy in literature -- 4. The religion of Deuteronomy -- A. Jehovah and his worship -- B. Relations between Israel and Jehovah -- C. Moral ideas -- VII. Plastic Judaism -- 1. The codifications of the law -- A. The Torah of Ezekiel -- B. The holiness code -- C. The priestly code -- i. Presuppositions -- ii. The origin of the priestly code -- iii. Characteristics of P -- D. The Pentateuch -- 2. The religion of the law -- A. The doctrine of God in the priestly code -- B. Religious institutions in P -- i. Divine ownership -- ii. Arbitrary enactments -- C. The ethics of P -- 3. Vision and wisdom -- A. Eschatological expectations in early apocalypses -- B. Early wisdom -- i. The oldest wisdom literature -- VIII: Normative Judaism -- 1. Sources -- A. The work of the Chronicler -- B. The Samaritan question -- 2. Scriptures and organized religion -- A. The canon -- B. Religious life and institutions -- i. Public religious life -- ii. Private religious life -- IX: Epilogue.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)167121
(OCoLC)ocm00167121
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Pfeiffer, Robert H. 1892-1958.
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