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Moses' father-in-law 96:5.3(1058;1)
Jesus known as the J.t. at Corinth 129:3.2(1423;4)
apocalyptists taught sufferings due to nation's sins 135:5.2(1500;2)
deep-seated prejudice against all images 185:1.3-4(1988;2)
family devotion and natural affection far transcended that of gentiles 84:7.1(939;4), 95:5.8(1048;2), 121:3.10(1335;9)
God was Father of race, not individual 142:2.2,3(1597;2), 145:2.4(1629;5)
had God but no saving philosophy 132:7.5(1467;1)
history of ill-feeling with Samaritans 124:6.1(1374;1), 137:7.11(1535;3), 143:4sec(1612;1), 164:1.4(1810;2)
Judeans less willing to believe gospel 166:2.2(1827;4)
lacked humor 156:2.8(1736;5)
looked upon all others as gentile dogs 121:2.8(1334;2), 121:7.1-2(1339;6), 164:1.2(1809;4)
loved justice, wisdom, truth, and righteousness 97:10.6(1076;3)
majority refused to receive Jesus 173:4.4(1894;2), 174:5.3-9(1902;4), 175:1.1,7(1905;3), 175:2sec(1909;1), 195:0.2,5(2069;2)
never lost concept of Father 97:10.3(1075;8)
nurtured on miracles 136:6.6-8(1518;5), 136:8.1(1520;2), 137:6.5(1533;3)
objected to public nakedness 187:2.2(2007;1)
opposed taking census 88:1.6(968;1)
resented emperor worship 121:5.4(1336;8)
saw God in everything that happened 148:5.4(1662;1), 156:5.4(1738;3)
settled concept of their history and destiny 121:7.1(1339;6)
spiritually stagnant; crystallized truth into a creed 155:3.3(1727;3)
took their religion too seriously; failed to evolve nontheologic philosophy of life 97:8.2(1070;5), 195:1.6(2071;6)
unwilling to share Yahweh with gentiles 121:7.2(1339;7)
vibrant with expectation of a misconceived Messiah 97:10.3(1075;8), 121:2.7(1334;1), 135:5sec(1500;1), 136:1sec(1509;3), 136:2.1(1510;4)
watchword was authority 173:2.3(1891;4)
willing to die for their religion 185:1.1,3(1987;5)
worshiped letter of the law; self-righteous false pride of descent 97:10.3(1075;8), 121:7.1(1339;6)
Christian prejudice against J. inexcusable 175:2sec(1909;1)
clamored to be fed, for miracles, that Jesus become king 136:9.13(1523;5)
contrasted with Greeks and Romans 98:2.7-9(1079;4), 191:5.3(2043;1)
Creator Sons incarnate in group with greatest Adamic inheritance 21:4.3(239;9)
daily life
annual income of 1 man bought bread for 5000 172:1.7(1879;5)
children's play life circumscribed 123:4.2(1361;2)
custom of son's ring 169:1.9(1852;2)
dead embalmed; buried on day of demise 167:4.3(1837;2), 188:1.4(2013;3)
education compulsory 123:5.11(1363;4)
in bondage to priest-ridden code of laws, sacrifices, rituals 97:10.2-3(1075;7)
inheritance laws 169:1.6(1851;4)
ordinarily provided safeguards of fairness in trials 184:3.4,6(1982;5), 184:4.1(1984;2)
owned slaves 173:1.3(1889;1), 186:1.2(1997;5)
restraint on women's approach to strange men 196:0.5(2087;5)
did not fulfill destiny as people with spiritual mission 121:2.8(1334;2), 121:7.5(1340;3), 175:1.5-6(1906;2), 176:1.2(1913;1), 182:3.9(1969;4)
eminently fitted to spread new religion 121:1.1(1332;2)
famed for military valor, theologic peculiarities 98:0.3(1077;3)
found God as no other whole race of men 155:6.10(1732;3)
Gabriel chose J. as race for Michael's incarnation 122:0.2(1344;2)
gentiles morally inferior to 121:4.1(1335;10)
Hebrews from southern kingdom of Judah known as J. 97:9.2(1071;7)
history disastrously exploited by Jewish and Christian writers 97:8.5-6(1071;3), 97:9sec(1071;6)
in 200 synagogues throughout Roman world 121:2.3-4(1333;5)
Jesus was not the Messiah anticipated by 122:4.2-4(1347;4)
Jesus the last to afford real national leadership 186:2.8(1999;8)
kingdom of heaven taken from 175:1.6(1906;3), 175:2.1(1909;1)
not a miraculous people 97:9.29(1075;5)
political matters
enjoyed considerable self-government 121:2.7(1334;1)
most influential Semitic people 121:2.1(1333;3)
nation left in accordance with purely human status 175:2.1(1909;1), 175:3.2(1910;1)
national history began with Abraham 136:1.1(1509;3)
national survival due to Roman foreign policy 121:2.8(1334;2), 128:5.3(1414;1)
sorrows of a misunderstood despised people 121:6.7(1339;3), 155:6.10(1732;3)
status of the individual Jew 175:2sec(1909;1)
Abraham's offspring formed nucleus of 96:2.3(1055;1)
adoption ceremony 70:3.8(787;8)
beliefs and attitudes
carried back many taboos regarding Sabbath from Mesopotamia 95:1.2(1042;3), 95:3.1(1045;4)
different code of ethics for dealing with gentiles 69:4.3(775;3), 70:11.2(796;8)
distrustful of women 84:5.6(937;3)
evil eye 87:5.5(962;6)
evolution of God concept Paper 97 (1062;1),)
first to put premium on labor 69:2.5(773;6)
"God of battles" 70:1.15(784;11)
God spoke in dreams 86:5.7(954;6)
looked for return of Adam 92:5.3(1008;5)
matured concept of Yahweh as Father of their race 97:0.1(1062;1)
phantom replica of individual went down to Sheol 86:4.8(953;7)
physical humiliation 89:3.4(976;6)
rainbow was bow of promise 85:4.2(947;1)
snake worshiped as mouthpiece of evil spirits 85:3.3(946;5), 88:1.5(967;7)
spirit of God dwelt in stone altars 88:2.3(969;1)
taboo on pork 89:1.5(975;2)
treated adopted aliens kindly 70:3.8(787;8)
viewed everything as indwelt by a spirit 85:4.2(947;1), 96:1.1(1052;4)
brutal and effective raid upon Og 69:8.3(779;2)
characteristic facial appearance somewhat Andonite 80:8.2(896;7)
crude but far above surrounding tribes 69:8.4(779;3)
Egyptian influence 95:2.10(1045;3)
group of Levantine Bedouins 92:5.8(1009;5)
idea of creation came from Babylonians; concept of Providence came from Egyptians 95:2.1(1043;7)
Moses emancipated submerged remnant of violet race 45:4.14(514;4)
nation divided into two kingdoms ca. 1000 B.C. 97:2.1(1064;2)
nation was union of Israelites and Canaanites 97:9.1(1071;6)
national ego depressed by Babylonian captivity 93:9.9(1023;6)
part of older Semitic race which included Babylonians, Phoenicians, and Carthaginians 121:1.1(1332;2), 121:2.1(1333;3)
religion was austere and tyrannical 98:3.2(1080;4)
scriptures of. See Old Testament

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