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Kurtz, J.H. (Johann Heinrich), 1809-1890.
History of the Old Covenant.
Edinburgh : T. & T. Clark, 1859
|All Authors / Contributors:||
J H Kurtz; Alfred Edersheim; James Martin
|Notes:||Volume I has subtitle: Translated, annotated and prefaced by a condensed abstract of Kurtz's "Bible and astronomy," by the Rev. Alfred Edersheim ...
Vols. II-III translated by James Martin.
|Description:||3 volumes ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||V. 2 : Third stage in the history of the family: Jacob : Removal of the house of Israel to Egypt ; Adoption of Joseph's sons ; Jacob's prophetic blessings on his sons ; Death of Jacob and Joseph Second stage in the history of the covenant: the nation: its institutions in the time of Moses : Extent, character, and importance of this stage in the history of the ancient covenant ; Scene of the history First step towards the development of the nation: Israel's sojourn in Egypt; or the preparation of the people of the covenant, a period of 430 years : Condition of the Israelites and development of the nation during the period spent in Egypt ; Birth and education of Moses ; The call of Moses ; First appearance of Moses in Egypt ; The signs and the wonders in Egypt ; The Passover ; The exodus from Egypt ; Passage through the Red Sea, and destruction of Pharaoh ; Geographical introduction to the exodus ; The Hyksos and the Israelites V. 3. Second step towards the development of the nation: Sojourn of Israel in Arabia Petra, and the field of Moab; or, the giving of the law --
a period of forty years : Part I. Historical groundwork, and circumstances connected with the giving of the law : General remarks --
Section I. Israel in the desert of Sinai : Halt at Marah and Elim ; Halt in the desert of sin ; Halt at Rephidim ; Geographical survey of the road to Rephidim and the country round Sinai ; Preparations for giving the law and concluding the covenant ; Promulgation of the fundamental law ; The Sinaitic covenant ; Orders for the erection of a sanctuary ; The worship of the calf ; Negotiations for a renewal of the broken covenant ; Erection of the sanctuary ; The law of the sacrifice and the institution of the Levitical priesthood ; Continuation and conclusion of the Sinaitic legislation ; Preparations for leaving Sinai Section II. Israel in the desert of Paran : Geographical survey ; The place of burning, and the graves of lust ; Occurrences at Chazeroth ; The spies sent into the Promised Land ; Rebellion of the people and judgment of God at Kadesh ; Rebellion of the Korah faction, and confirmation of the Aaronic priesthood ; The thirty-seven years' ban ; The second halt at Kadesh ; The march round the country of the Edomites Section III. Israel in the Arboth Moab : Geographical introduction ; Ethnographical introduction ; Conquest of the land on the east of the Jordan ; Balaam and his prophecies ; Conflict with the Midianites ; Division of the land on the east of the Jordan; regulations with regard to conquest of the country to the west of the Jordan ; Repetition and enforcement of the law ; Death of Moses ; Composition of the Pentateuch.
|Series Title:||Clark's foreign theological library : new ser., v. 21.|
|Responsibility:||from the German of J.H. Kurtz ...|