Founders Journal


1Rabbi Hayim Halevy Donin, To Be a Jew (New York: Basic Books Inc., 1972), p. 72.

2Boaz Cohen, Sabbath Prohibitions Known as Shebut (New York: W. F. Albright, 1949), p. 21.

3Abram Kanof, "Sabbath," Encyclopedia Judaica, vol. 14 (Jerusalem: Keter Publishing, 1971), p. 557.

4Hans-Joachim Krause, Worship in Israel (Richmond, VA: John Knox Press, 1966), p. 79.

5Simon Greenberg, A Jewish Philosophy and Pattern of Life (New York: KTAV Publishing, 1981), p. 347.

6Donin, p. 63.



9Kanof, p. 559.

10Nathan S. Barack, A History of the Sabbath (New York: Jonathan David Publishers, 1965), p. 14.

11Kraus, p. 87.

12Cf., "The Westminster Shorter Catechism," of A.D. 1647: "Question. 1. What is the chief end of man? Answer. Man's chief end is to glorify God, and to enjoy him forever." See Philip Schaff, The Creeds of Christendom, vol. III (Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1990), p. 675.

13Karl Barth, Church Dogmatics (Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1958), 3:2, p. 457.

14Ibid., p. 458.

15Steven S. Schwarzchild, "The Messianic Doctrine in Contemporary Jewish Thought," Concepts that Distinguish Judaism (Washington, D.C.: B'nai B'rith Books, 1985), p. 245.

16Kanof, p. 562.

17An early Jewish exposition of the underlying significance of a Bible text.

18Donin, p. 62.

19Barack, dedication page.

20Donin, p. 62.

21Donin, pp. 89-96.

22John Calvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion, trans. by Ford Lewis Battles (Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1960), II:vii, 29. Emphasis mine.

23Ibid. Cf. J. I. Packer, A Quest For Godliness: The Puritan Vision of the Christian Life (Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books, 1990), pp. 236-243.

24Ibid., p. 68.