Ancient Zionism: The Biblical Origins of the National Idea (Google eBook)

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Simon and Schuster, Jun 15, 2010 - Religion - 277 pages
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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 ... Read full review

Contents

Land and Intellect
21
Land and Literacy
37
Land and Law
53
Land and Loot
69
History and Hell
85
David in Zion
99
Brickkiln and Winepress
113
Ritual in the Land
127
Landless and Illiterate
169
The Ancient Hatred of Zionism
181
The Hebrew Mind in Diaspora
197
Zohar
211
A Bough Over the Wall
225
Zion as Tragicomedy
241
Ancient Zionism and Its Modern Competitors
255
Acknowledgments
271

The Wisdom of Solomon
143
Prophecy in the Land
157

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Page 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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