Decalogue Sentence Examples
The Bible wholly rejects polytheism, and the Decalogue jealousy reserves worship for YHWH.
The most important medieval exposition of the Decalogue is that of Nicolaus de Lyra; and the 15th century, in which the Decalogue acquired special importance in the confessional, was prolific in treatises on the subject (Antoninus of Florence, Gerson, &c.).
In the view of this editor the Decalogue alone formed the basis of the covenant at Sinai-Horeb, and in order to retain J's version, he represented it as a renewal of the tables of stone which Moses had broken.4 The legislation contained in xxxiv.
The decalogue boards themselves were placed somewhere inconspicuous, usually high on the west wall, or in the space beneath the tower.
But it appears certain that the decalogue as it lay before the Deuteronomist did not contain any allusion to the creation (see Decalogue), and it is generally believed that this reference was added by the same post-exilic hand that wrote Gen.Advertisement
For the theological discussions whether and in what sense type fourth commandment is binding on Christians, see Decalogue.
See further articles, Aaron; Decalogue; Hebrew Religion; Levites.
Europe, Judah Hadassi composed his Eshkol ha-Kopher, a great theological compendium in the form of a commentary on the Decalogue.
It was His " finger " that wrote the brief code which has come down to us in the decalogue.
The fuller titles of the ark originate in the belief that it contained the "covenant" (berith) or "testimony" (`eduth), the technical terms for the Decalogue; primarily, however, it would seem to have been called "the ark of Yahweh" (or "Elohim"), or simply "the ark."Advertisement
On the Jewish Decalogue, for instance, follows the law, and on the law the rabbinical schools.
As catechist at his college he read lectures on the Decalogue, which, both on their delivery and on their publication (in 1630), created much interest.
The figure ten may be taken from the commandments, 2 as in Gregory Nazianzen's later, and more incidental, decalogue of belief.
In 1520 he had brought out a primer of religion dealing briefly with the Decalogue, the Creed and the Lord's Prayer; and Justus Jonas, Johannes Agricola and other leaders had done something of the same kind.
In the main they are expositions of the Creed, the Lord's Prayer and the Decalogue, and thus follow a tradition that has come down from the days when Cyril of Jerusalem delivered his catechetical Lectures.Advertisement
Under these heads it discusses respectively the sin and misery of men, the redemption wrought by Christ (here are included the Creed and the Sacraments), and the grateful service of the new life (the Decalogue).
This last resulted in a great number of nominal conversions, as baptism was the passport to government favour, and church membership was based on the learning of the Decalogue and the Lord's Prayer, and on the saying of grace at mealtimes.
Of repentance it would seem that she knew as little as of fear, having been trained from her infancy in a religion where the Decalogue was supplanted by the Creed.
Sinai (or Horeb), followed by the Decalogue in xx.
The evidence, However, afforded (a) by the parallel version of Deuteronomy and (b) by the literary analysis of J and E not only fails to support this tradition, but excites the gravest suspicions as to the originality both of the form and of the position in which the Decalogue now appears.Advertisement
But the expansion and revision of the Decalogue were not limited to the Deuteronomic school.
Thus the Decalogue, as given in Exodus, would seem to have passed through at least three stages before it assumed its present form.
Hence we can only conclude that the Decalogue, in its original short form, came into existence during the period after the completion of E, but before the promulgation of Deuteronomy.
This redactor, however, did not limit the Horeb covenant to the Decalogue, but retained E's legislation alongside of it.
The insertion of the Decalogue, or rather the point of view which prompted its insertion, naturally involved certain consequential changes of the existing text.Advertisement
As regards the Decalogue, as usually understood, and embodied in the parallel passages in Ex.
Accordingly Kuenen does not deny that the prohibition of images contains an element additional to the precept of monolatry, but, following De Goeje, regards the words from "thou shalt not make unto thyself" down to "the waters under the earth" as a later insertion in the original Decalogue.
It is much disputed what the original compass of the Decalogue was.
Such a view gets over the difficulty arising from the unequal length of the two halves of the Decalogue.
It is quite another question whether there is any idea in the Decalogue which can be as old as Moses.
But the general result of a study of the Decalogue as a whole, in connexion with Israelite political history and religion, strongly supports, in fact demands, a post-Mosaic origin, and modern criticism is chiefly divided only as to the approximate date to which it is to be ascribed.
This is recognized by Wellhausen, who says that our decalogue stands to that of Ex.
The identity of the Decalogue with the eternal law of nature was maintained in both churches, but it was an open question whether the Decalogue, as such (that is, as a law given by Moses to the Israelites), is of perpetual obligation.
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Believing in one God, they contented themselves with the Decalogue and the Paternoster.
So it appears in the Deuteronomic decalogue, and presumably also in;Jer.