An Introduction to the Critical Study and Knowledge of the Holy Scriptures Volume 3

An Introduction to the Critical Study and Knowledge of the Holy Scriptures Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1856 edition. Excerpt: ...sacrifices according to the prescriptions of the Mosaic law.8 From all these and other circumr 1 Prideaux, vol. ii. p. 343. Lardner's Credibility, part i. book i. ch. 4. 3. (Works vol. i. p. 126.) Macknight's Harmony, sect. 87. vol. ii. p. 472. 8vo. edit 'Basnage's History and Religion of the Jews, book i. ch. 8,9. pp. 104--114. The Karaites claim a very remote antiquity, some pretending that they arc descended from the ten tribes who were carried into captivity by Shalmaneser, while others glory m their descent from Ezra. This sect was reformed by Rabbi Anun in the eighth century. They are found in different parts of Russia, Poland, Lithuania, Austria, the Caucasus, Turkey, Egypt, Abyssinia, India, and the Holy Land; but their numbers are not known. The principal point of difference between them and the rabbinists or Pharisaical Jews consists in their rejection of the oral law, and their rigid appeal to the text of Scripture, as the exclusive and only infallible source and test of religious truth. On this account they are called Karaites (D'tOp Kobaim) or ScripturUts, from tOp Kqka or Scripture. Dr. Henderson's Biblical Researches and Travels in Russia, p. 319. In pp. 315--339. he has given a very interesting account of the principles, &c of the Karaites in the Crimea. Carpzov has given an abstract of the earlier writers concerning this sect in his Antiquitates Hebrcete Oentis, pp. 16S--172. Josephus, Ant. Jud. lib. xl c. 8. 4. stances, the national hatred between the Samaritans and Jews increased to such a height, that the Jews denounced the most bitter anathemas against them (Ecclus. 1. 26.), and for many ages refused them every kind of intercourse. Hence the woman of Samaria was astonished that Jesus Christ, who was a Jew, more

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