Memoirs of Moses Mendelsohn: The Jewish Philosopher; Including the Celebrated Correspondence, on the Christian Religion, with J.C. Lavater, Minister of Zurich
Saintsbury and Company, 1827 - 171 páginas
Memoirs of Moses Mendelsohn, the German Jewish philosopher to whose ideas the Haskalah is indebted.
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Página 93 - And he said, Certainly I will be with thee; and this shall be a token unto thee, that I have sent thee: When thou hast brought forth the people out of Egypt, ye shall serve God upon this mountain.
Página 134 - He that planted the ear, shall he not hear? he that formed the eye, shall he not see?
Página 123 - Hear thou in heaven thy dwellingplace, and do according to all that the stranger calleth to thee for...
Página 55 - Seir unto them; he shined forth from mount Paran, and he came with ten thousands of saints: from his right hand went a fiery law for them.
Página 59 - I am so fortunate, as to count amongst my friends, many a worthy man, who is not of my faith. We love each other sincerely, notwithstanding we presume, or take for granted, that, in matters of belief, we differ widely in opinion. I enjoy the delight of their society, which both improves and solaces me. Never yet has my heart whispered, "Alas! for this excellent man's soul !" — He who believes that no salvation is to be found out of the pale of his own church, must often feel such sighs rise in...
Página 123 - Moreover concerning a stranger, that is not of thy people Israel, but cometh out of a far country for thy name's sake...
Página 5 - Maimonides/ he once remarked, ' is the cause of my deformity ; he spoiled my figure, and ruined my constitution ; but still I doat on him for many hours of dejection which he has converted into those of rapture. And if he has unwittingly weakened my body, has he not made ample atonement, by invigorating my soul with his sublime instructions ?' When he was only fourteen, his friend and teacher.
Página 62 - These are the reasons which my religion and my philosophy suggest to me, for scrupulously avoiding polemical controversy. Add to them, my local relations to my fellow-citizens, and you cannot but justify me. I am one of an oppressed people, who have to supplicate shelter and protection of the ascendant nations ; and these boons they do not obtain...
Página 56 - ... are obligatory on our nation only. " Moses commanded us a law, even the inheritance of the congregation of Jacob." We believe that all other nations of the earth have been directed by God to adhere to the laws of nature and to the religion of the patriarchs.