Jewish Heroes and Prophets: A Christian Perspective from The Beacon Lights of History

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"From a religious point of view, Abraham appears to us, after the lapse of nearly four thousand years, as the most august character in history. He may not have had the genius and learning of Moses, nor his executive ability; but as a religious thinker, inspired to restore faith in the world and the worship of the One God, it would be difficult to find a man more favored or more successful. He is the spiritual father equally of Jews, Christians, and Mohammedans, in their warfare with idolatry. In this sense, he is the spiritual progenitor of all
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"From a religious point of view, Abraham appears to us, after the lapse of nearly four thousand years, as the most august character in history. He may not have had the genius and learning of Moses, nor his executive ability; but as a religious thinker, inspired to restore faith in the world and the worship of the One God, it would be difficult to find a man more favored or more successful. He is the spiritual father equally of Jews, Christians, and Mohammedans, in their warfare with idolatry. In this sense, he is the spiritual progenitor of all those nations, tribes, and peoples who now acknowledge, or who may hereafter acknowledge, a personal God, supreme and eternal in the universe which He created."

An important account of the history of the Jewish people written from a decidedly Christian perspective that is both scholarly and compulsively readable.

ABRAHAM: RELIGIOUS FAITH
JOSEPH: ISRAEL IN EGYPT
MOSES: JEWISH JURISPRUDENCE
SAMUEL: ISRAEL UNDER JUDGES
DAVID: ISRAELITISH CONQUESTS
SOLOMON: GLORY OF THE MONARCHY
ELIJAH: DIVISION OF THE KINGDOM
ISAIAH: NATIONAL DEGENERACY
JEREMIAH: FALL OF JERUSALEM
JUDAS MACCABAEUS: RESTORATION OF THE JEWISH COMMONWEALTH
SAINT PAUL: THE SPREAD OF CHRISTIANITY

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  • ISBN-13: 9781494861223
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publication date: 1/1/2014
  • Pages: 346
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.72 (d)

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