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Zionism and the state of Israel [electronic resource] : a moral inquiry /
Michael Prior.
imprint
London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.
description
xi, 278 p.
ISBN
0415204623 (hb), 9780415204620
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Book
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imprint
London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.
isbn
0415204623 (hb)
9780415204620
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Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
catalogue key
8778534
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summaries
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Zionism and the State of Israel provides a topical and controversial analysis of the development of Zionism and the recent history and politics of Israel. This thought-provoking study examines the ways in which the Bible has been used to legitimize the implementation of the ideological and political programme of Zionism, and the consequences this has had.
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Zionism and the State of Israel provides a topical and controversial analysis of the development of Zionism and the recent history and politics of Israel.This thought-provoking study examines the ways in which the Bible has been used to legitimize the implementation of the ideological and political programme of Zionism, and the consequences this has had.
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This study examines the ways in which the Bible has been used to legitimise the implementation of the ideological and political programme of Zionism, and the consequences this has had.
Main Description
Zionism and the State of Israelexamines the use of the Bible as a legitimization for the implementation of the ideological and political program of Zionism and its consequences. It includes discussion of the Bible, and biblical hermeneutics, post-biblical Jewish and Christian cultures, the history and development of Zionism, the international law of war and of occupation and human rights.
Main Description
Zionism and the State of Israelprovides a topical and controversial analysis of the development of Zionism and the recent history and politics of Israel. This thought-provoking study examines the ways in which the Bible has been used to legitimize the implementation of the ideological and political programme of Zionism, and the consequences this has had.
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Zionism and the State of Israel examines the use of the Bible as a legitimization for the implementation of the ideological and political program of Zionism and its consequences. It includes discussion of the Bible, and biblical hermeneutics, post-biblical Jewish and Christian cultures, the history and development of Zionism, the international law of war and of occupation and human rights.
Table of Contents
Preface
The achievement of Zionismp. 1
From Zionism to the establishment of the State of Israelp. 3
An assessment of Zionismp. 49
From Zion to Zionismp. 51
Zionism: from the secular to the sacredp. 67
Zionism and the Churchesp. 103
Zionism within Christian theologyp. 134
The biblical justification for Zionismp. 157
The Bible and the Landp. 159
The mythological justification for Zionismp. 185
The foundational myths of the State of Israelp. 187
Critique of Zionismp. 223
Jewish critique of Zionismp. 225
Conclusionp. 252
Epiloguep. 263
Bibliographyp. 265
Indexp. 281
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