A Rabbinic Anthology

A Rabbinic Anthology


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ISBN-13: 9780805204421
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/01/1987
Pages: 854
Product dimensions: 5.12(w) x 7.48(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; Introduction and prefatory remarks; System of transcription, abbreviations, etc.; 1. The nature and character of God and his relations with man; 2. God's love for Israel; 3. Man's nature and God's grace; 4. Israel's love for God; 5. The Law; 6. Study, practice and goodness; 7. The Commandments, the Sabbath, and the Law; 8. Reward, merit and atonement; 9. Divine mercy and divine judgment, idolatry, martyrdom; 10. The importance of motive or intention. Kawwanah, and Lishmah. The love, the fear, and the praise of God; 11. The doctrine of the evil inclination. Righteousness and sin; 12. Man's repentance and God's compassion; 13. Hope and faith. Miracles; 14. On prayer; 15. Justice, honesty, truth in oaths; 16. On charity; 17. On industry and independence. On poverty and riches; 18. Hospitality, courtesy and good manners; 19. Pity, forgiveness and love; 20. On humility and pride; 21. Various ethical conceptions; 22. The family: (a) father and mother; 23. The family: (b) the wife; 24. The family: (c) children; 25. Asceticism; 26. Peace; 27. This life in comparison with the next life; 28. On sufferings; 29. The gentiles; 30. On proselytes; 31. The life to come: resurrection and judgment; Excursus I. The use of the adjectives 'Jewish' and 'Christian' in England; Excursus II. Rabbinical and early Christian ethics R. H. Snape; Notes; Excursus III. The Rabbis, their 'generations' and their countries; List of rabbis; Excursus IV. The dating of Rabbinic material; Table of dates of extracts; Glossary; List of editions used; List of biblical passages; List of Greek and Latin passages; List of Rabbinic passages; General index.

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