The Resource The doctrine of the Messiah in medieval Jewish literature

The doctrine of the Messiah in medieval Jewish literature

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The doctrine of the Messiah in medieval Jewish literature
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The doctrine of the Messiah in medieval Jewish literature
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eng
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1892-
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Sarachek, Joseph
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no index present
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BM615
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.S25 1968
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non fiction
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  • Messiah
  • Judaism
  • Ère messianique (Judaïsme)
  • Messie
  • Eschatologie
  • Judentum
  • Judaism
  • Messiah
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The doctrine of the Messiah in medieval Jewish literature
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Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 329-331
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Contents
  • Importance of the doctrine -- Origin, Hebraic not foreign -- Characteristics of the prophetic messianism -- The prophetic apocalypse -- The doctrine in the Talmud -- Immediacy of the hope -- Uncertainty as to its features -- divergences from biblical messianism -- The Messiah ben David, Messiah ben Joseph and Elijah -- The ideal Messianic future -- Resurrection -- Nature of the miracle -- The future world -- Saadia. Method: Originator of Jewish Scholasticism, His complete dependence on scripture -- Roots of the Messianic idea: God, scripture and exodus -- Polemical: Defends his interpretation against those (a) who apply predictions to second commonwealth only, (b) who take them as conditional promises, (c) or who explain them along Christological lines -- Time of the end: The present dispersion is an inevitable preparatory period of labor, suffering, and anxiety. Calculations based on Daniel-965 C.E -- Preliminaries to final redemption: (a) Compulsory repentance, (b) Woes of the Messiah, (c) Messiah ben Joseph, (d) wars of the Messiah -- Resurrection: Validity of the doctrine from point of view of nature, reason, scripture, and tradition -- Gathering of the dispersed -- The restored state -- Rashi: His commentaries. Methods of Peshat and Derash prophetic interpretation -- Messianic exegsis -- The Messiah -- The end -- Controversial: Isaiah -- The millennium -- Solomon IBN Gabirol: The philosopher -- His poetry, a vehicle for the expression of the Messianic hope -- Traditional character of his Messianic conception -- The dispersion under Christendom and Islam -- The restoration -- Judah Halevi: Poet and philosopher -- The Messianic idea in the Kuzari: (a) Acceptability of the doctrine, (b) The rationale of the dispersion, (c) Palestine and Israel, (d) Eschatology -- Messianic poetry: (a) Israel in dispersion (b) The Poet's steadfastness -- (c) Yearning for Zion, (d) The deliverance, (e) Glorification of Zion, (f) The personal equation -- Abraham IBN Ezra: His character -- Messianic poetry -- Messiology of the bible: (a) Pentateuch, (b) Isaiah, (c) Minor prophets, (d) Daniel, (e) Psalm, (f) Canticles -- Maimonides: His rational conception of the Messianic doctrine -- Ethnical and spiritual motives of the hope -- Belief in redemption raised to a cardinal dogma
  • Pt 2 Scripture and faith as sanctions of the dogma -- Controversial: (a) Attitude toward the dominant religions, (b) Mohammed not prefigured in the bible -- The end -- (a) Trend of the times suitable for redemption as evidenced by expression and enforced apostasy, (b) Advent will occur upon termination of Rome's allotted period of prosperity, (c) Reluctantly calculates year of the end, (d) Warns people against religious laxity -- The Messiah: (a) Not superhuman, no wonder worker; (b) Maimonides conception of the revived state -- The Messianic era: (a) The new Israel, (b) Amelioration of human society -- Resurrection: (a) Dogmatic statement, (b) Difficulties in the way of belief, (c) Not clearly taught in the scripture, (d) His defense of the doctrine -- The future world: (a) General characteristics of the new existence, (b) Disclaim knowledge of the details -- Nahmanides: Cabalist -- The rationale of the Messianic doctrine -- Scriptural origin: (a) Pentateuch, six day creation indicates six millennia of world's duration; Balaam's four oracles, (b) Prophets; their promises not realized in the second commonwealth -- The end derived from Daniel and substantiated by the method of Gematria -- The disputation with Pablo Christiani. Issues: (a) Whether the Messiah had appeared whether divine or human, and which is the true dispensation. Contentions of Nahmanides: (b) Messianic belief not central in Judaism; Messiah not necessary for salvation, (c) Sages rejected alleged Christian redeemer, (d) interpretations of Shiloh, Is. 53; book of Daniel, (e) Agadah is not authoritative (f) Messiah is not divine -- Eschatology: (a) Sequence of eschatological periods, (b) Paradise and hell are actual place -- Hasdal Crescas: Crescas and Maimonides compared -- Dogmas of Judaism: divided into four groups; place of the Messianic doctrine in the scale of dogmas -- Messianic teaching obligatory upon Jews but not basic to the faith -- Statement of the belief -- Controversial: His a refutation of Christian principles wherein the Nazarene fell short of the qualifications and achievements of the true Messiah -- Some questions on the redemption -- Explanation of the present prolonged exile -- Resurrection: (a) Its importance, (b) Selective, (c) Moral purpose, (d) It is not impossible; analogies, (e) The mediacy of Elijah, (f) The resurrected life -- Joseph Albo: Polemical: Disputation in Tortosa, Is. 7:14 -- Classifies dogmas under three principles; belief in the advent not an indispensable doctrine -- The origin and the fulfillment of the hope
  • Pt 3 Views of R. Hayyim Galipapa. All millennial promises referred to past historical events -- Resurrection: (a) Not scriptural, (b) Within the realm of possibility, (c) The resurrected body -- Isaac Abrabanel: Introduction: (a) Mystic and man of affairs, (b) Messianic writings on Pentateuch, prophets, Daniel, Talmud, and Midrash; commentary on the bible, (c) He aims to convert Christological interpretation of bible and Talmud, to defend Jewish belief and to sustain courage of the people (d) Biblical exegesis, covenant of the pieces Gen. 15; Shiloh, Balaam's oracle; conclusions based on Mosaic and Isaianic prophecies -- Redemption: (a) Necessity cosmic and national, (b) repentance as a condition of redemption; conditional and unconditional periods, (c) Year of the "End", (d) Apology for computing the end, 1503 C,E., (e) Daniel a fertile source 237 -- Controversial: (a) Refutation of the thesis that the Messiah had already come, (b) Isaiah, 53, critical treatment of Christian interpretation, (c) Daniel, chs. 7 and 9 -- Age preceding the advent: (a) Description of its degeneration, (b) Messiah be Joseph and the anti-Christ -- Features of the redemption: (a) God the redeemer (b) The ingathering (c) The exodus as an analogy -- The Messiah: (a) No redemption without a Messiah, (b) His function as restorer of pristine blessings, (c) His preexistence (d) His character, not transcendental nor divine, (e) Alleged proofs of the divinity of the Messiah (f) Legend of the suffering Messiah -- The final wars -- The Messianic age: (a) Character and duration (b) Fourteen generalizations concerning resurrection (c) Regeneration of mankind, (d) Restoration of the religious life; Mosaic laws will not be abrogated, (e) The new temple and the Abodah -- (f) Rehabilitation of the political life, (g) Sovereignty of Israel
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
2d ed..
Extent
xii, 339 pages
Isbn
9780872030619
Lccn
68020900
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)441716
Label
The doctrine of the Messiah in medieval Jewish literature
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 329-331
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Importance of the doctrine -- Origin, Hebraic not foreign -- Characteristics of the prophetic messianism -- The prophetic apocalypse -- The doctrine in the Talmud -- Immediacy of the hope -- Uncertainty as to its features -- divergences from biblical messianism -- The Messiah ben David, Messiah ben Joseph and Elijah -- The ideal Messianic future -- Resurrection -- Nature of the miracle -- The future world -- Saadia. Method: Originator of Jewish Scholasticism, His complete dependence on scripture -- Roots of the Messianic idea: God, scripture and exodus -- Polemical: Defends his interpretation against those (a) who apply predictions to second commonwealth only, (b) who take them as conditional promises, (c) or who explain them along Christological lines -- Time of the end: The present dispersion is an inevitable preparatory period of labor, suffering, and anxiety. Calculations based on Daniel-965 C.E -- Preliminaries to final redemption: (a) Compulsory repentance, (b) Woes of the Messiah, (c) Messiah ben Joseph, (d) wars of the Messiah -- Resurrection: Validity of the doctrine from point of view of nature, reason, scripture, and tradition -- Gathering of the dispersed -- The restored state -- Rashi: His commentaries. Methods of Peshat and Derash prophetic interpretation -- Messianic exegsis -- The Messiah -- The end -- Controversial: Isaiah -- The millennium -- Solomon IBN Gabirol: The philosopher -- His poetry, a vehicle for the expression of the Messianic hope -- Traditional character of his Messianic conception -- The dispersion under Christendom and Islam -- The restoration -- Judah Halevi: Poet and philosopher -- The Messianic idea in the Kuzari: (a) Acceptability of the doctrine, (b) The rationale of the dispersion, (c) Palestine and Israel, (d) Eschatology -- Messianic poetry: (a) Israel in dispersion (b) The Poet's steadfastness -- (c) Yearning for Zion, (d) The deliverance, (e) Glorification of Zion, (f) The personal equation -- Abraham IBN Ezra: His character -- Messianic poetry -- Messiology of the bible: (a) Pentateuch, (b) Isaiah, (c) Minor prophets, (d) Daniel, (e) Psalm, (f) Canticles -- Maimonides: His rational conception of the Messianic doctrine -- Ethnical and spiritual motives of the hope -- Belief in redemption raised to a cardinal dogma
  • Pt 2 Scripture and faith as sanctions of the dogma -- Controversial: (a) Attitude toward the dominant religions, (b) Mohammed not prefigured in the bible -- The end -- (a) Trend of the times suitable for redemption as evidenced by expression and enforced apostasy, (b) Advent will occur upon termination of Rome's allotted period of prosperity, (c) Reluctantly calculates year of the end, (d) Warns people against religious laxity -- The Messiah: (a) Not superhuman, no wonder worker; (b) Maimonides conception of the revived state -- The Messianic era: (a) The new Israel, (b) Amelioration of human society -- Resurrection: (a) Dogmatic statement, (b) Difficulties in the way of belief, (c) Not clearly taught in the scripture, (d) His defense of the doctrine -- The future world: (a) General characteristics of the new existence, (b) Disclaim knowledge of the details -- Nahmanides: Cabalist -- The rationale of the Messianic doctrine -- Scriptural origin: (a) Pentateuch, six day creation indicates six millennia of world's duration; Balaam's four oracles, (b) Prophets; their promises not realized in the second commonwealth -- The end derived from Daniel and substantiated by the method of Gematria -- The disputation with Pablo Christiani. Issues: (a) Whether the Messiah had appeared whether divine or human, and which is the true dispensation. Contentions of Nahmanides: (b) Messianic belief not central in Judaism; Messiah not necessary for salvation, (c) Sages rejected alleged Christian redeemer, (d) interpretations of Shiloh, Is. 53; book of Daniel, (e) Agadah is not authoritative (f) Messiah is not divine -- Eschatology: (a) Sequence of eschatological periods, (b) Paradise and hell are actual place -- Hasdal Crescas: Crescas and Maimonides compared -- Dogmas of Judaism: divided into four groups; place of the Messianic doctrine in the scale of dogmas -- Messianic teaching obligatory upon Jews but not basic to the faith -- Statement of the belief -- Controversial: His a refutation of Christian principles wherein the Nazarene fell short of the qualifications and achievements of the true Messiah -- Some questions on the redemption -- Explanation of the present prolonged exile -- Resurrection: (a) Its importance, (b) Selective, (c) Moral purpose, (d) It is not impossible; analogies, (e) The mediacy of Elijah, (f) The resurrected life -- Joseph Albo: Polemical: Disputation in Tortosa, Is. 7:14 -- Classifies dogmas under three principles; belief in the advent not an indispensable doctrine -- The origin and the fulfillment of the hope
  • Pt 3 Views of R. Hayyim Galipapa. All millennial promises referred to past historical events -- Resurrection: (a) Not scriptural, (b) Within the realm of possibility, (c) The resurrected body -- Isaac Abrabanel: Introduction: (a) Mystic and man of affairs, (b) Messianic writings on Pentateuch, prophets, Daniel, Talmud, and Midrash; commentary on the bible, (c) He aims to convert Christological interpretation of bible and Talmud, to defend Jewish belief and to sustain courage of the people (d) Biblical exegesis, covenant of the pieces Gen. 15; Shiloh, Balaam's oracle; conclusions based on Mosaic and Isaianic prophecies -- Redemption: (a) Necessity cosmic and national, (b) repentance as a condition of redemption; conditional and unconditional periods, (c) Year of the "End", (d) Apology for computing the end, 1503 C,E., (e) Daniel a fertile source 237 -- Controversial: (a) Refutation of the thesis that the Messiah had already come, (b) Isaiah, 53, critical treatment of Christian interpretation, (c) Daniel, chs. 7 and 9 -- Age preceding the advent: (a) Description of its degeneration, (b) Messiah be Joseph and the anti-Christ -- Features of the redemption: (a) God the redeemer (b) The ingathering (c) The exodus as an analogy -- The Messiah: (a) No redemption without a Messiah, (b) His function as restorer of pristine blessings, (c) His preexistence (d) His character, not transcendental nor divine, (e) Alleged proofs of the divinity of the Messiah (f) Legend of the suffering Messiah -- The final wars -- The Messianic age: (a) Character and duration (b) Fourteen generalizations concerning resurrection (c) Regeneration of mankind, (d) Restoration of the religious life; Mosaic laws will not be abrogated, (e) The new temple and the Abodah -- (f) Rehabilitation of the political life, (g) Sovereignty of Israel
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
2d ed..
Extent
xii, 339 pages
Isbn
9780872030619
Lccn
68020900
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)441716

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