Give Us a King: Legal-religious Sources of Jewish Sovereignty

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KTAV Publishing House, Inc., 1989 - Religion - 180 pages
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Contents

A People DividedAn Historic Overview
1
The Law of Kingship
14
Theocracy and the Strategy of Josephus
33
Shiloh and the Awaited One
51
From Disgrace to Divine Selection Kingship in Sifre and Talmud
58
We do not want a KingThe King in Midrash
73
Awaited and RejectedThe King in Commentaries
82
Moses Maimonides 11351204
98
Isaac Abravanel 14371509
119
Advocate of JudgesHaRan 12901380
155
Federbush Kook
160
SummaryJewish Concern about Power
170
Index
181
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