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Outlines Of Jewish History -Rev. Francis E. Gigot D.D.

Section II. Social and Religious Aspects of His Life.

 

 

 

I. SOCIAL ASPECT: A Nomad Life.

              A. In general:

The Nomad Life

              still exists in Western Asia.

 

                            is now better known than ever before.

 

                            singularly illustrative of the Patriarchal life.

 

             

 

              B. In particular:

Some of its particulars described:

              1. The Tent.

 

                            2. The Wandering Life:

              Its motives.

 

                                          Its principal features

 

                            3. Dealings with others: hospitality.

 

                            4. Domestic Life: children, women, slaves.

 

                            5. Burial-place and funeral rites.

 

 

 

II. RELIGIOUS ASPECT: A Life of Faith.

             

              A life little known before the Call, but afterwards a life of Faith

              Shown by

              a constant sense of the Divine Presence.

 

             

                                          a trustful love and deep veneration for Jehovah.

 

              A. “The Friend of God.”

                                          an unlimited devotion to His service.

 

             

                           

 

             

                            Rewarded by

              earthly blessings.

 

             

                                          familiar intercourse with God.

 

             

 

              B. “The Father of the Faithful.”

              1. Of the Jews:

              Repeated promises.

 

                                          Covenant.

 

                           

 

                            2. Of the Christians (spiritually): universality of the promises.

 

3. Claimed even by Mussulmans.

 








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