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A Guide For The Religious Instruction Of Jewish Youth

Auhtor: Isaac Samuele Reggio

Language: english
Published: 1855

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religion,  instructional
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Guide For The Religious Instruction Of Jewish Youth':

... and generally acted upon, must bring about the supreme reign of justice, charity, and universal love, and-as far as attainable-the ultimate perfection ...
... good and evil, between just and unjust, conceive an idea of things never perceived through the senses it can recognise the supreme Author of the universe, ...
... desiring. . Chapter Iii.CHAPTER III. XIX. ON man governing himself morally well in life, it becomes manifest to him, on the one hand, that his conduct, ...
... life. XXIX. But even the few privileged beings, who believe themselves equal to the task, and plunge earnestly into spiritual researches, must confess ...
... be easily conceived by the human understanding, when we consider that everything is feasible to the omnipotence of the Creator and nothing is more ...
... exclusive pre-occupation, voluntarily sacrifice to it every worldly consideration, and so will he feel impelled to devote himself to promote, promulgate, ...
... model of moral perfection therefore, although reason furnishes not to him logical proofs of these truths, yet he finds the presentiment of them ...
... who, in offering him advice, only aim at facilitating the attainment of their master's wishes or to the known effects of a glass applied to a jaundiced ...
... in them, and through them, the spiritual regeneration of all mankind. But here another difficulty presented itself who would have undertaken the ...
... of that principle, and qualifying him to enter into the pale of that association. By such means the preservation of the covenant was insured, and ...
... act of the revelation was to be accomplished. LXIII. Before imparting that revelation, the Divine wisdom vouchsafed to declare to the people at large, ...
... that any of treachery, in itself already detestable in the eyes of God, becomes doubly so when directed against the unconscious and the helpless ...
... appropriating the thing desired, human law cannot deal with it but Divine law, which has for its object the internal perfection of man, steps in to regulate ...
... the connection between the means and the end, we must consider the different degrees of which love is susceptible, and motives by which it is actuated. ...
... for many centuries, to fix, as they thought, the principles of the so-called Jure in its innumerable ramifications of natural and positive, public ...
... from the various texts referring to such subjects. LXXXVII. But not to strict justice alone our conduct towards our fellow-men must conform ...
... capricious abstinences from lawful things, multiplied or prolonged fasts, or subtractions from what is necessary to life. It, on the contrary, intends ...
... its intentions, has attained its object, for the whole sum of the Divine law is concentrated in it and worship, morals, judicial laws, and all single ...
... did not remain always pure and consentaneous to its ends and, although based on a foundation unchangeable in its nature, and eternal, its practice ...
... exist as to the others, which are all, and for ever, in full force, having been ordained for all times and all places. But the Jew has also a creed ...