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A Guide for the Religious Instruction of Jewish Yo

A GUIDE FOR THE RELIGIOUS INSTRUCTION OF JEWISH YOUTH.

Proposed to Teachers by

ISAAC REGGIO,

Rabbi and Professor, Member of the Oriental and Leipsic, Halle, etc., etc., etc.

Translated from the Italian by M. H. Picciotto.

London: Simpkin, Marshall, and Co., Stationers'--Hall Court. MDCCCLV.

London: Printed by J. Wertheimer and Co.

SYNOPSIS.

Notice by the Translator.

Author's Preface.

CHAPTER I.

GOD.

1. His existence. Cosmological argument.

2. First Cause, necessary, eternal.

3. Omnipotent, free, provident, omniscient, infallible.

4. All-wise, good, pure, immutable.

5. God.

6. Psychological argument.

7. Moral argument.

CHAPTER II.

MAN.

8. His faculties.

9. His destination.

10. Intellect.

11. Reason.

12. Free will.

13. Immortal soul.

14. Double tendency.

15. Contrast.

16. Choice.

17. Conscience.

18. Feeling.

CHAPTER III.

NATURAL RELIGION.

19. Idea of religion.

20. Necessity for man.

21. Faith.

CHAPTER IV.

INSUFFICIENCY OF NATURAL RELIGION.

22. Obstacles.

23. Tardy development of reason.

24. Ascendancy of sensuality.

25. Want of opportunity.

26. Social life.

27. Internal anarchy.

28. Limitation of human understanding.

29. Uncertainty of human knowledge.

30. Experience.

31. Necessity of a revelation.

CHAPTER V.

REVEALED RELIGION.

32. Its actuality.

33. Its truth.

34. Its fundamental principle.

35. Relation between God and man.

36. Divine plan.

37. Essence of revelation.

38. Lofty aspiration of man.

39. Prophecy.

40. Prediction of the future.


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