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God's sacred tongue : Hebrew & the American imagination

Author: Shalom Goldman
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2004.
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In a comprehensive examination of how Christian scholars in the United States received, interpreted, and understood Hebrew texts and the Jewish experience, Shalom Goldman explores Hebraism's relationship to American society. By linking history, theology, and literature from the colonial period through the twentieth century, Goldman illuminates the religious and cultural roots of American interest in the Middle East.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Goldman, Shalom.
God's sacred tongue.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2004
(OCoLC)607059340
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Shalom Goldman
ISBN: 0807828351 9780807828359 080785509X 9780807855096
OCLC Number: 52814305
Description: xiv, 349 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Zion on American shores: seventeenth and eighteenth centuries --
Scholars, prophets, mystics: nineteenth century --
Christian Zionism, the Jewish state, and America's biblical background: twentieth century.
Responsibility: Shalom Goldman.
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In an examination of how Christian scholars in the US received, interpreted and understood Hebrew texts and the Jewish experience, Shalom Goldman explores Hebraism's relationship to American society.  Read more...

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