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early religion of Israel as set forth by Biblical writers and by modern critical historians by Robertson, James

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Published by Anson D. F. Randolph, W. Backwood and sons in New York, Edinburgh, [etc.] .
Written in English


  • Judaism -- History -- To 70 A.D

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Statementby James Robertson.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 524 p.
Number of Pages524
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Open LibraryOL23296489M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Robertson, James, Early religion of Israel. New York, Randolph, (OCoLC) Document Type. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Paton, Lewis Bayles, Early religion of Israel. Boston: Pilgrim Press, © (OCoLC) The principle of Israel as 'a Jewish state' was supremely important to Israeli politicians from the inception of the state and was inculcated into the Jewish population by all conceivable ways. When, in the early s, a tiny minority of Israeli Jews emerged which opposed this concept, a Constitutional Law (that is, a lawFile Size: KB. ISRAEL, RELIGION OF. The religion of Israel begins when the nation was organized in the time of Moses, perhaps in the 13th cent. b.c. An important phase of Israel’s religion to be treated in this article came to an end in b.c. with the destruction of Jerusalem and of the Temple by the Babylonians. For Israel’s religion after that date, see Judaism.

The term itself was first used by Hellenized Jews to describe their religious practice, but it is of predominantly modern usage; it is not used in the Bible or in Rabbinic literature and only rarely in the literature of the medieval period. The word Torah is employed when referring to the divinely revealed teachings of Jewish law and belief. The following 14 English-language books, all from the last decade, are excellent representations of Israel in food, culture, history, technology and children’s literature, written by leading authors, illustrators, and photographers from Israel and the English-speaking world.   One God. Judaism, the first and oldest of the three great monotheistic faiths, is the religion and way of life of the Jewish people. The basic laws and tenets of Judaism are derived from the Torah, the first five books of the Bible.. The most important teaching and tenet of Judaism is that there is one God, incorporeal and eternal, who wants all people to do what is just and merciful. The second factor influencing the thinking of early believers in terms of how they viewed Israel was the two-fold destruction of Jerusalem. 27 With the first destruction of Jerusalem in AD 70 and the expulsion of Jews from Jerusalem as a result of the second Jewish revolt in AD , the early Christians began to see these defeats as.

e The Land of Israel, also known as the Holy Land or Palestine, is the birthplace of the Jewish people, the place where the final form of the Hebrew Bible is thought to have been compiled, and the birthplace of Judaism and Christianity. In the Books of Kings and Chronicles, succeeding kings of the united Jewish kingdom, and then the divided kingdoms of Israel and Judah, rule in a state of tension with the Prophets. The Prophets demand righteousness and submission to the Law; property rights for . The Quest for the Historical Israel: Debating Archaeology and the History of Early Israel: Invited Lectures Delivered at the Sixth Biennial Colloquium of the International Institute for Secular Humanistic Judaism, Detroit, October (Hardcover). Religions of Ancient Israel: A Synthesis of Parallactic Approaches: Smith, Mark S. The Early History of God: Yahweh and the Other Deities in Ancient Israel (Biblical Resource Series) Johnston, Philip S. Shades of Sheol: Death and Afterlife in 74%(4).