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Title Jews and Messianism in the modern era : metaphor and meaning / edited by Jonathan Frankel.
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 1991.
1991.

Series Studies in Contemporary Jewry ; VII.
Studies in contemporary Jewry ; 7.
Subject Messianism.
Zionism.
Jews -- Europe -- History.
Jews -- Middle East -- History -- 20th century.
Alt Name Frankel, Jonathan,
Universiṭah ha-ʻIvrit bi-Yerushalayim,
Description 1 online resource (xv, 439 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Symposium Jews and Messianism in the Modern Era: Metaphor and Meaning; The Messianic Idea and Zionist Ideologies; Interpreting Messianic Rhetoric in the Russian Haskalah and Early Zionism; "Forcing the End": Zionism and the State of Israel as Antimessianic Undertakings; A Neglected Chapter in the History of Christian Zionism in America: William E. Blackstone and the Petition of 1916; Birth Pangs of the Messiah: The Reflections of Two Polish Rabbis on Their Era; Realism and Messianism in Zionism and the Yishuv; Poetry and Messianism in Palestine Between the Two World Wars.
Summary The seventh volume of the acclaimed annual publication of the Institute of Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jews and Messianism in the Modern Era: Metaphor and Meaning examines the significance and meaning of messianic metaphors, themes, and ideals in modern Jewish history and culture. In addition to the standard symposia, book reviews, and lists of recent dissertations in Jewish studies, the volume includes contributions from such noted scholars of Jewish history as Jody Elizabeth Myerson on the messianic idea and Zionist ideologies; Aviezer Ravitsky on Zionism and th.
Note Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on August 17, 2018).
ISBN 9780195361988 electronic book
0195361989 electronic book
OCLC # 457241984
Additional Format Print version: Jews and Messianism in the modern era. New York : Published for the Institute by Oxford University Press, 1991 0195066901 9780195066906 (OCoLC)24235741.


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