Knight Hospitaller 1306-1565 by David Nicolle

By David Nicolle

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So, for example, in Deuteronomy 23:12–13 the Israelites are enjoined to have ‘a designated area outside the camp to which you shall go. With your utensils you shall have a trowel; when you relieve yourself outside, you shall dig a hole with it and then cover up your excrement’. There is nothing complex about these instructions, nor anything to suggest that their application should be restricted to the past. But no Jews in the last days of the Second Temple seem to have done what they were told apart from the Essenes, as described by Josephus, who wrote that they ‘dig a trench a foot deep with a mattock—such is the nature of the hatchet which they present to the neophytes—and wrapping their mantle about them, that they may not offend the rays of the deity, sit above it.

The former soon being chosen to serve as the Roman state religion (which in Wolf ’s worldview, as we saw earlier, meant rather a set-back), it was up to the sages to ensure the continuation of Jewish spiritual development. 16 In his theoretical works, Hegel had portrayed world history as a succession of great civilizations, which together had served as building blocks for modern European society. indd 10 Wolf, ‘Über den Begriff einer Wissenschaft des Judenthums’, 11. Waszek, ‘Hegel, Mendelssohn, Spinoza’, 196 and 212, n.

28 Steeped in contemporary materialism, Baeck believed that ‘Ideen, wie organische Keime, [ fliegen] weit . ’ and that, consequently, Greek Bildung could not help but penetrate each and every culture it had encountered during its expansion. 29 25 J. Bernays, Über das Phokylideische Gedicht: Ein Beitrag zur hellenistischen Litteratur, Berlin 1856; see also A. N. B. Ruderman (eds), The Jewish Past Revisited: Reflections on Modern Jewish Historians, New Haven/London 1998, 16–38, esp. 32. 26 Significantly, when trying to sanction the Jewish Reform, Bernays’ contemporary Abraham Geiger (1810–1874) turned to a less dialectic, inner-Jewish precedent.

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