Paulli Rosarii Farrugia ... de genuinitate et authentia Pentateuchi disputatio [on J.W. Colenso's The Pentateuch and book of Joshua critically examined].

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Page 143 - Ye shall dwell in booths seven days; all that are Israelites born shall dwell in booths : that your generations may know that I made the children of Israel to dwell in booths, when I brought them out of the land of Egypt : I am the LORD your God.
Page 261 - Then Samuel told the people the manner of the kingdom, and wrote it in a book, and laid it up before the LORD.
Page 260 - Now the acts of David the king, first and last, behold, they are written in the book of Samuel the seer, and in the book of Nathan the prophet, and in the book of Gad the seer...
Page 166 - For I will pass through the land of Egypt this night, and will smite all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both man and beast; and against all the gods of Egypt I will execute judgment: I am the LORD.
Page 20 - Luke's expressions before us, can it be seriously maintained that, as an infant or young child, He possessed a knowledge, surpassing that of the most pious and learned adults of His nation, upon the subject of the authorship and age of the different portions of the Pentateuch.
Page 3 - I wish to repeat here most distinctly that my reason, for no longer receiving the Pentateuch as historically true, is not that I find insuperable difficulties with regard to the miracles, or supernatural revelations of Almighty God, recorded in it, but solely that I cannot, as a true man consent any longer to shut my eyes to the absolute, palpable, selfcontradictions of the narrative.
Page 103 - the blessings and cursings, according to all that is written in the book of the Law,' was a mere dumb show, without the least idea of those most solemn words being heard by those to whom they were addressed ? For, surely, no human voice, unless strengthened by a miracle of which the Scripture tells us nothing, could have reached the ears of a crowded mass of people, as large as the whole population of LONDON.
Page 133 - A bekah for every man, that is, half a shekel, after the shekel of the sanctuary, for every one that went to be numbered, from twenty years old and upward, for six hundred thousand and three thousand and five hundred and fifty men.
Page 50 - ... views, I am very far indeed from judging them for remaining, as they still do, as ministers within her pale, — knowing too well, by my own feelings, how dreadful would be the wrench, to be torn from all one has loved and revered, by going out of the Church. Perhaps, they may feel it to be their duty to the Church itself, and to that which they hold to be the Truth, to abide in their stations, unless they are formally and legally excluded from them, and to claim for all her members, clerical...
Page 233 - Accordingly, if we examine the different genealogiesof remarkable men, which are given in various places of the Pentateuch, we shall find that, as a rule, the contemporaries of Moses and Aaron are descendants in the third, and those of Joshua and Eleazar in the fourth, generation, from some one of the sons, or adult grandsons, of Jacob, who went down with him into Egypt.

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