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SECTION III. Of the High Places, and Proseucha, or Óratories of

the Jews.

I. Of the High Places.-II. Of the Proseuchæ, or Oratories.

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Section IV. Of the Synagogues.

I. Nature and origin of Synagogues.—The Synagogue of the Libertines ex-

plained.-II. Form of the Synagogues.—III.

The Officers or Ministers.-IV.

The service performed in the Synagogues.-V. On what days performed.—VI.

Ecclesiastical Power of the Synagogues.-VII. The Shemoneh Esreh, or

nineteen Prayers used in the Synagogue service.

238

CHAPTER II. Sacred Persons.

Section 1. Of the Jeroish Church and its Members.

I. The whole nation accounted holy.-II. Members of the Jewish Church ;

Hebrews of the Hebrews.-III. Proselytes.-IV. Jews of the Dispersion.-V.

Hellenistic Jews.-VI. The Libertines.—VII, Devout Men.-VIII. Circum-

cision.-IX. Proselytes how introduced into the Jewish Church.

253

Section II. On the Ministers of the Temple, and other ecclesiastical

or sacred Persons.

I. Of the Levites.-II. The Priests, their functions, maintenance, and privileges.

- III. The High Priest.–Succession to the Pontifical Dignity: -His qualifica-

tions, functions, dress, and privileges.-IV. Officers of the Synagogue.-V.

The Nazarites; nature of their vows.-VI. The Rechabites.- VII. The

Prophets.

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Chapter III. Sacred Things.On the Sacrifices and other offerings

of the Jews.

General Classification of Sacrifices and Offerings :-1. BlooDY OFFERINGS, and

the divine origin of Sacrifices ;–1. Different kinds of Victims ;-2. Selection

of Victims ;3. Manner of presenting them;-4. Libations ;-5. Immolation

of the Sacrifice ;–6. The Place and Time appointed for Sacrificing ;-7.

Different kinds of Fire-sacrifices ;-i. Burnt Offerings ;-ii. Peace Offerings;

-iii. Sin Offerings ;-iv. Trespass Offerings ;-National, regular, weekly,

monthly, and annual Sacrifices ;-II. UNBLOODY OFFERINGS.-IIÍ. Drink

OFFERINGS.-IV. ORDINARY OBLATIONS.--the Shew-bread and Incense.-V.

VOLUNTARY OBLATIONS, Corban.-VI. PRESCRIBED Oblations ;-1. First

Fruits ;-2. Tithes.

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CHATPER IV. Sacred Times and seasons observed by the Jews.

I. THE SABBATH.—How observed.- Jewish worship on that day.--Their Pray.

ers, public and private; Attitudes at Prayer; Forms of Prayer.-II. Their

manner of worshipping in the temple.—III. New moons.-IV. Annual Festivals.

-V. The Passover; when celebrated, and with what ceremonies; its mysti-

cal or typical reference.-VI. The Day of Pentecost.–VII. The Feast of

TABERNACLES.-VIII. THE FEAST OF TRUMPETS.-IX. Day of Expiation.

-X. Annual Festivals instituted by the Jews.—FEAST OF Purim.-XI. THE

Feast op Dedication.-Other Festivals observed at stated intervals.-XII.

The SABBATICAL YEAR.-XIII. THE YEAR OF JUBILEE.

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Section II. On the Purifications of the Jews.

I. Materials, with which the Purifications of the Jews were performed.-II. Cere-

monies of Purification.—III. Of the persons lustrated.-IV. Account of the

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Section III. Of the High Places, and Proseuchæ, or Oratories of

the Jews.

I. Of the High Places.-II. Of the Proseuchæ, or Oratories.

Page 233

SECTION IV. Of the Synagogues.

I. Nature and origin of Synagogues.-The Synagogue of the Libertines ex-

plained.-II. Form of the Synagogues.—III. The Officers or Ministers.-IV.

The service performed in the Synagogues.—V. On what days performed.-VI.

Ecclesiastical Power of the Synagogues.- VII, The Shemoneh Esreh, or

nineteen Prayers used in the Synagogue service.

238

CHAPTER II. Sacred Persons.

Section I. Of the Jewish Church and its Members.

I. The whole nation accounted holy.-II. Members of the Jewish Church;

Hebrews of the Hebrews.—III. Proselytes.-IV. Jews of the Dispersion.-Y.

Hellenistic Jews.-VI. The Libertines.-VII. Devout Men.-VIII. Circum-

cision.-IX. Proselytes how introduced into the Jewish Church. 253

Section II. On the Ministers of the Temple, and other ecclesiastical

or sacred Persons.

I. Of the Levites.—II. The Priests, their functions, maintenance, and privileges.

- III. The High Priest.–Succession to the Pontifical Dignity.-His qualifica-

tions, functions, dress, and privileges.-IV. Officers of the Synagogue.-V.

The Nazarites; nature of their vows.-VI. The Rechabites.--vil. The

Prophets.

261

CHAPTER III. Sacred Things.--On the Sacrifices and other offerings

of the Jews.

General Classification of Sacrifices and Offerings :-I. Bloody OFFERINGS, and

the divine origin of Sacrifices ;–1. Different kinds of Victims ;-2. Selection

of Victims; 3. Manner of presenting them;-4. Libations ;-5. Immolation

of the Sacrifice ;–6. The Place and Time appointed for Sacrificing ;-7.

Different kinds of Fire-sacrifices ;-i. Burnt Offerings ;-11. Peace Offerings;

-iii. Sin Offerings ;-iv. Trespass Offerings ;-National, regular, weekly,

monthly, and annual Sacrifices ;-11. UNBLOODY OFFERINGS.—III. DRINK

OFFERINGS.-IV. ORDINARY OBLATIONS.--the Shew-bread and Incense.V.

VOLUNTARY Oblations, Corban.-VI. PRESCRIBED OBLATIONS ;-1. First

Fruits ;-2. Tithes.

277

Section II. On the Purifications of the Jews.

I. Materials, with which the Purifications of the Jews were performed.-II. Cere-

monies of Purification. III. Of the persons lustrated.-IV. Account of the

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