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The Minḥat Ḳenaot is instructive reading for the historian because it throws much light upon the deeper problems which agitated Judaism, the question of the relation of religion to the philosophy of the age, which neither the zeal of the fanatic nor the bold attitude of the liberal-minded could solve in any fixed dogmatic form or by any anathema, as the independent spirit of the congregations refused to accord to the rabbis the power possessed by the Church of dictating to the people what they should believe or respect.
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Minḥat and Ḳenaot
Being himself without sufficient authority, he appealed in a number of letters, afterward published under the title of Minḥat Ḳenaot ( Jealousy Offering ), to Solomon ben Adret of Barcelona, the most influential rabbi of the time, to use his powerful authority to check the source of evil by hurling his anathema against both the study of philosophy and the allegorical interpretations of the Bible, which did away with all belief in miracles.
Of this collection, called Minḥat Ḳenaot, there are several manuscript copies extant ; namely, at Oxford ( Neubauer, Cat.
The manuscripts include twelve letters which are not included in the printed edition of Minḥat Ḳenaot.
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Florence, 1750 ); to Menahem Lonzano, who composed a treatise on the Masorah of the Pentateuch entitled " Or Torah "; and in particular to Jedidiah Norzi, whose " Minḥat Shai " contains valuable Masoretic notes based on a careful study of manuscripts.
is and instructive
It sets out Nimzowitsch's most important ideas, while his second most influential work, Chess Praxis, elaborates upon these ideas, adds a few new ones, and has immense value as a stimulating collection of Nimzowitsch's own games accompanied by his idiosyncratic, hyperbolic commentary which is often as entertaining as instructive.
It is instructive to compare his title for this knowledge, Watching the waves in a Sacred Sea to a Western-style title for all knowledge.
It is instructive therefore to read some of what Ballard and Moorcock were writing that engendered such animosity from the established SF community.
All, however, is by no means of this description, and many parts of the book abound in information, easy to comprehend and both instructive and entertaining.
The distribution of atolls around the globe is instructive: most of the world's atolls are in the Pacific Ocean ( with concentrations in the Tuamotu Islands, Caroline Islands, Marshall Islands, Coral Sea Islands, and the island groups of Kiribati, Tuvalu and Tokelau ) and Indian Ocean ( the Atolls of the Maldives, the Laccadive Islands, the Chagos Archipelago and the Outer Islands of the Seychelles ).
An instructive example of this is the population of Superb Lyrebirds in Tasmania, which have retained the calls of species not native to Tasmania in their repertoire, but have also added some local Tasmanian endemic bird noises.
It is perhaps instructive to realise Holst attended an early performance of Schoenberg's Five Pieces for Orchestra in 1914 ( the year he wrote " Mars ", " Venus " and " Jupiter ") and owned a score of it.
The physical philosophy and anthropology which Baader, in connection with this, unfolds in various works, is but little instructive, and coincides in the main with the utterances of Boehme.
The bubble in closed-end country funds in the late 1980s is instructive here, as are the bubbles that occur in experimental asset markets.
Although it is possible that this work was inspired by Johnson asking for an " index rerum " for Richardson's novels, the Collection contains more of a focus on " moral and instructive " lessons than the index that Johnson sought.
Unfortunately, the critical period between 950 and 954 has produced comparatively few charters ( owing perhaps to Eadred's deteriorating health ), but what little there is may be instructive.
His anthology is a very valuable collection of extracts from earlier Greek writers, which he collected and arranged, in the order of subjects, as a repertory of valuable and instructive sayings.
A parable is a succinct story, in prose or verse, which illustrates one or more instructive principles, or lessons, or ( sometimes ) a normative principle.
To understand the functionality provided by an MMU, it is instructive to study a counter example of a system that achieves this functionality by other means.
It is instructive to note that the $ 2. 5 trillion Social Security Trust Fund has value, not as a tangible economic asset, but because it is a claim on behalf of beneficiaries on the goods and services produced by the working population.
is and reading
His denials of extensive reading notwithstanding, it is no doubt safe to assume that he has spent time schooling himself in Southern history and that he has gained some acquaintance with the chief literary authors who have lived in the South or have written about the South.
Even if people do, in a not far distant future, begin to read one another's minds, there will still be the question of whether what you find in another man's mind is especially worth reading -- worth more, that is, than what you can read in good books.
There is essential pleasantness in reading the writing of men who are not angry, who can contend without quarreling.
There is a risk that instead of teaching a person how to be himself, reading fiction and drama may teach him how to be somebody else.
In the calm which follows the reading of a poem, for example, is the effect produced by the enforced quiet, by the musical quality of words and rhythm, by the sentiments or sense of the poem, by the associations with earlier readings, if it is familiar, by the boost to the self-esteem for the semi-literate, by the diversion of attention, by the sense of security in a legitimized withdrawal, by a kind license for some variety of fantasy life regarded as forbidden, or by half-conscious ideas about the magical power of words??
Since the great flood of these dystopias has appeared only in the last twelve years, it seems fairly reasonable to assume that the chief impetus was the 1949 publication of Nineteen Eighty-Four, an assumption which is supported by the frequent echoes of such details as Room 101, along with education by conditioning from Brave New World, a book to which science-fiction writers may well have returned with new interest after reading the more powerful Orwell dystopia.
Lawrence Ferlenghetti and Bruce Lippincott have concentrated on writing a new poetry for reading with jazz that is very closely related to both the musical forms of jazz, and the vocabulary of the musician.
In addition to his experiments in reading poetry to jazz, Patchen is beginning to use the figure of the modern jazz musician as a myth hero in the same way he used the figure of the private detective a decade ago.
he usually draws some kind of comparison with the jazz tradition and the poem he is reading -- for instance, he draws the parallel between a poem he reads about an Oriental courtesan waiting for the man she loves, and who never comes, and the old blues chants of Ma Rainy and other Negro singers -- but usually the comparison is specious.
The New English Bible ( the Old Testament and Apocrypha will be published at a future date ) has not been planned to rival or replace the King James Version, but, as its cover states, it is offered `` simply as the Bible to all those who will use it in reading, teaching, or worship ''.
There's more reading and instruction to be heard on discs than ever before, although the spoken rather than the sung word is as old as Thomas Alva Edison's first experiment in recorded sound.
If we sit here reading editorials and looking at public-opinion polls and other reports that cross our desks, we should realize that this is raw, undigested opinion expressed in the absence of leadership.
`` It is as though '', I said on the historic three-hour, coast-to-coast radio broadcast which I bought ( following Father Coughlin and pre-empting the Eddie Cantor, Manhattan Merry-go-round and Major Bowes shows ) `` That Man in the White House, like some despot of yore, insisted on reading my diary, raiding my larder and ransacking my lingerie!!
In the primary grades, reading permeates almost every aspect of school progress, and the children's early experiences of success or failure in learning to read often set a pattern of total achievement that is relatively enduring throughout the following years.
While we had expected that compulsive children in the unstructured school setting would have difficulty when compared to those in the structured, we were surprised to find that the achievement of the high compulsives within the schools where the whole-word method is used in beginning reading compares favorably with that of the low compulsives.
The fact that such threat is potent in the beginning reading lessons is thought to be a vital factor in the continued pattern of failure or under-achievement these children exhibit.
By the time the child first attacks the actual problem of reading, he is completely familiar and at ease with all of the elements of words.
When an occurrence Af is isolated during text reading, a random memory address Af, the address of a cell in the X-region, is computed from the form of Af.