Item description for Studies in Contemporary Jewry: Volume VII: Jews and Messianism in the Modern Era: Metaphor and Meaning (Vol 7) by Jonathan Frankel...
This is the seventh volume of the annual publication of the Institute of Contemporary Jewry. The editors are distinguished professors at the Hebrew University, and the international review and advisory boards for the annual include most of the major scholars of Jewish history in the world. Jews and Messianism in the Modern Era examines the significance and meaning of messianic metaphors, themes, and ideals in modern Jewish history and culture. Contents: Jody Elizabeth Myers: The Messianic Idea and Zionist Ideologies; Aviezer Ravitzky: Forcing the End: Zionism and the State of Israel as Anti-Messianic Undertakings; Yaacov Shavit: Realism and Messianism in Zionism and the Yishuv; Hannan Hever: Poetry and Messianism in Palestine between the Two World Wars; Paul Mendes-Flohr: 'The Stronger the Better': Jewish Theological Responses to Political Messianism in the Weimar Republic; Richard Wolin: Reflection on Jewish Secular Messianism; The volume also contains essays, book reviews, and a list of recent dissertations in the field.
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Studio: Oxford University Press, USA
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.58" Width: 6.5" Height: 1.44" Weight: 1.81 lbs.
Release Date Jan 20, 2000
Publisher Oxford University Press
ISBN 0195066901 ISBN13 9780195066906
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More About Jonathan Frankel
The Studies in Contemporary Jewry series is edited by Jonathan Frankel, Eli Lederhendler, Peter Y. Medding, and Ezra Mendelsohn, who teach Jewish history, society, and politics at The Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Jonathan Frankel, the editor of Volume XX, is the Tamara and Saveli Grinberg Professor Emeritus of Russian Studies and Professor Emeritus at the Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry at The Hebrew University. He is author of a number of books including The Damascus Affair: "Ritual Murder," Politics and the Jews in 1840. The symposium is co-edited by Dan Diner, Professor of History at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and director of the Simon-Dubnow Institute for Jewish History and Culture at the University of Leipzig.
Jonathan Frankel has an academic affiliation as follows - Hebrew University of Jerusalem The Hebrew University, Jerusalem (Emeri.
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