Ancient Zionism: The Biblical Origins of the National Idea

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Simon and Schuster, 15/06/2010 - 277 páginas
In this unusual and provocative book, Victor Erlich uncovers the origins of the national idea in the Hebrew Bible. Through a series of sensitive and original readings of well-known biblical episodes, Erlich argues that ancient Zionism was not an ideological construct but rather a unique marriage of literary imagination and ethnic pride.
 

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ANCIENT ZIONISM: The Biblical Origins of the National Idea

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The story of the relationship, real and imagined, between the biblical land of Israel and the modern state of Israel, would make a wonderful book—but this extended apology for the perceived faults of ... Ler crítica na íntegra

Ancient Zionism: the Biblical origins of the national idea

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While modern Zionism was an outgrowth of 19th-century nationalist movements, the ties of the Jewish people to the land of Israel can be traced to the Bible. In a creative, inventive, and ingenious ... Ler crítica na íntegra

Índice

David in Zion
103
Ritual in the Land
131
Acknowledgments
271
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Página 4 - And when the people saw that Moses delayed to come down out of the mount, the people gathered themselves together unto Aaron, and said unto him, Up, make us gods, which shall go before us ; for as for this Moses, the man that brought us up out of the land of Egypt, we wot not what is become of him.

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