Hebrew Ideals from the Story of the Patriarchs, Vol. 2

Hebrew Ideals from the Story of the Patriarchs, Vol. 2 : Gen. 25-50 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Hebrew Ideals From the Story of the Patriarchs, Vol. 2: Gen. 25-50 The purpose Of this study was indicated in the first part. The main portion Of Genesis was probably written in the ninth or the eighth century b.c. I assume that it mirrors the period to which it belongs. It is true to the highest moral sentiments Of the age. It faithfully represents the supreme type of excellence to which the best men were then tending. It is in harmony with their beliefs, feelings, aspirations. It is written to take possession Of human life, to make certain great ideals current, to commend the highest principles Of action and rules Of conduct. At the same time it does not so much recount the acts Of human beings, as reveal the thoughts, Of a Divine Intelligence bent on the regeneration Of the world. Its one Hero is God. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 182 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 249g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243088523
  • 9780243088522