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Jews and Power

Jews and Power( )
Author: Wisse, Ruth R.
Publication Date:Feb 2008
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $49.99
Book Description:

Taking in everything from the Kingdom of David to the Oslo Accords, Ruth Wisse offers a radical new way to think about the Jewish relationship to power. Traditional Jews believed that upholding the covenant with God constituted a treaty with the most powerful force in the universe; this later transformed itself into a belief that, unburdened by a military, Jews could pursue their religious mission on a purely moral plain. Wisse, an eminent professor of comparative literature at...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: History / Jewish
Religion / Judaism / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.9 x 20 x 2.5 cm
Book Weight:0.36 Kilograms

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