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Hebrew Life and Times   By: (1879-1958)

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HEBREW LIFE AND TIMES

HAROLD B. HUNTING

ABINGDON COKESBURY PRESS

NEW YORK NASHVILLE

Copyright, MCMXXI, by HAROLD B. HUNTING

All Rights Reserved

Printed in the United States of America

CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE

FOREWORD 7

I. SHEPHERDS ON THE BORDER OF THE DESERT 9

II. HOME LIFE IN THE TENTS 15

III. DESERT PILGRIMS 22

IV. A STRUGGLE AGAINST TYRANNY 28

V. A GREAT DELIVERANCE 34

VI. FROM THE DESERT INTO CANAAN 39

VII. LEARNING TO BE FARMERS 44

VIII. VILLAGE LIFE IN CANAAN 49

IX. KEEPING HOUSE INSTEAD OF CAMPING OUT 55

X. MORAL VICTORIES IN CANAAN 60

XI. LESSONS IN COOPERATION 66

XII. EXPERIMENTS IN GOVERNMENT 70

XIII. THE NATION UNDER DAVID AND SOLOMON 76

XIV. THE WARS OF KINGS AND THE PEOPLE'S SORROWS 82

XV. A NEW KIND OF RELIGION 88

XVI. A NEW KIND OF WORSHIP 94

XVII. JEHOVAH NOT A GOD OF ANGER 99

XVIII. ONE JUST GOD OVER ALL PEOPLES 103

XIX. A REVISED LAW OF MOSES 108

XX. A PROPHET WHO WOULD NOT COMPROMISE 114

XXI. KEEPING THE FAITH IN A STRANGE LAND 120

XXII. UNDYING HOPES OF THE JEWS 127

XXIII. THE GOOD DAYS OF NEHEMIAH 134

XXIV. HYMN AND PRAYER BOOKS FOR THE NEW WORSHIP 140

XXV. A NARROW KIND OF PATRIOTISM 146

XXVI. A BROAD MINDED AND NOBLE PATRIOTISM 151

XXVII. OUTDOOR TEACHERS AMONG THE JEWS 155

XXVIII. BOOK LEARNING AMONG THE JEWS 161

XXIX. NEW OPPRESSORS AND NEW WARS FOR FREEDOM 167

XXX. THE DISCONTENT OF THE JEWS UNDER ROMAN RULE 172

XXXI. JEWISH HOPES MADE GREATER BY JESUS 176

XXXII. A THOUSAND YEARS OF A NATION'S QUEST 182

REVIEW AND TEST QUESTIONS 185

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

FACING PAGE

A DARIC, OR PIECE OF MONEY COINED BY DARIUS, One of the Earliest Specimens of Coined Money 10

ANCIENT HEBREW WEIGHTS FOR BALANCES 10

HEBREW DRY AND LIQUID MEASURES 10

BRONZE NEEDLES AND PINS FROM RUINS OF ANCIENT CANAANITE CITY 16

CANAANITE NURSERY BOTTLES (Clay) 16

CANAANITE SILVER LADLE 16

CANAANITE FORKS 16

EGYPTIAN PLOWING 44

EGYPTIANS THRESHING AND WINNOWING 44

EGYPTIAN OR HEBREW THRESHING FLOOR 44

AN EGYPTIAN REAPING 48

CANAANITE HOES 48

CANAANITE SICKLE 48

CANAANITE OR HEBREW PLOWSHARES 48

MODERN ARAB WOMAN SPINNING 52

ANCIENT HEBREW DOOR KEY 52

HEBREW NEEDLES OF BONE 52

SMALLER KEY 52

CANAANITE CHISEL (Bronze) 76

CANAANITE FILE 76

VERY ANCIENT CANAANITE FLINT, FOR MAKING STONE KNIVES 76

BRONZE HAMMERHEAD 76

BONE AWL HANDLE 76

A FISH HOOK 76

CANAANITE WHETSTONES 76

CANAANITE OR HEBREW NAILS 76

REMAINS OF WALLS OF THE CANAANITE CITY, MEGIDDO 134

PART OF CITY WALL AND GATE, SAMARIA 134

CANAANITE PIPE OR FIFE 144

AN EGYPTIAN HARP 144

AN ASSYRIAN UPRIGHT HARP 144

AN ASSYRIAN HORIZONTAL HARP 144

A BABYLONIAN HARP 144

JEWISH HARPS ON COINS OF BAR COCHBA, 132 135 A... Continue reading book >>




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