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§34 - Samuel von Pufendorf, The Divine Feudal Law: Or, Covenants with Mankind, Represented 
The Divine Feudal Law: Or, Covenants with Mankind, Represented, trans. Theophilus Dorrington, ed. with an Introduction by Simone Zurbruchen (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 2002).
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The Nature of the Jewish Religion.As therefore the peculiar Covenant which God made with Abraham, and with the People of Israel, by the Mediation of Moses, did in no wise take away that Universal Covenant which God made with Mankind after the Fall, but those later ones were superadded to the other: So also the Jewish Religion included all that Worship or Religion which resulted from these Three Covenants, insomuch indeed that every one of these Covenants retain’d its Nature, its Effects and Conditions. From whence the Salvation of Souls among the Jews was to be obtain’d only by the Covenant made with Adam, and so by a Trust in the Saviour of the World that was to come: Not by those Rites which had been introduced by the Covenant with Abraham, and that made by Moses, both of which were temporary, and regarded a certain temporary Prerogative. Whence also the Promises of these later Covenants, or the Things which God engag’d on his Part to perform, did consist almost wholly of Temporal Goods; but from whence it cannot but very ill be concluded, that there were before Christ no Promises given of Eternal Life to them that should believe; forasmuch as such Promises were included in the Adamitical Covenant: So also by the Law of Moses, as such, and as it was distinguish’d from the Adamitical Covenant, none ought to expect the Salvation of Souls, as it could not be thereby obtain’d.