skip to content
The Jewish Messiahs : From the Galilee to Crown Heights. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The Jewish Messiahs : From the Galilee to Crown Heights.

Author: Harris Lenowitz
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Explores the history of Jewish messianism, looking at all the Jewish messiahs about whom anything is known, introducing each of these in turn and offering excerpts of the original texts that tell their stories. By examining the messianic idea in the tradition which gave rise to it, Lenowitz sheds light on this aspect of Jewish history.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harris Lenowitz
ISBN: 9780198027454 0198027451
OCLC Number: 437175391
Description: 1 online resource (308 pages)
Contents: Contents; 1 Introduction: The Ritual and the Accounts; 2 The Israelite Messiahs: Jesus of Nazareth and Shim'on bar Kosiba and Their Forerunners; 3 The Persian Messiahs: Abu Isa, Yudghan, Mushka, and Serenus of Syria; 4 The Messiah of Amadia: David Alroy; 5 The Messiahs of the Inquisition: David Reubeni and Shlomo Molkho; 6 The Messiahs of Safed: Isaac Luria and Hayim Vital; 7 The Messiah of Izmir: Shabtai Zvi; 8 The Polish Messiahs: Yakov Frank and His Daughter Ewa; 9 The Tzaddik of Hasidism; 10 The Yemenite Messiahs: Reprise; 11 Conclusion: The Characterization of Abandonment; Notes. Index of Messiahs and AccountsIndex of Topics; Index of Places.

Abstract:

Explores the history of Jewish messianism, looking at all the Jewish messiahs about whom anything is known, introducing each of these in turn and offering excerpts of the original texts that tell their stories. By examining the messianic idea in the tradition which gave rise to it, Lenowitz sheds light on this aspect of Jewish history.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(1)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/437175391> # The Jewish Messiahs : From the Galilee to Crown Heights.
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book, schema:MediaObject ;
    library:oclcnum "437175391" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797102845#Topic/jewish_messianic_movements> ; # Jewish messianic movements
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/296.336/> ;
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797102845#Person/lenowitz_harris> ; # Harris Lenowitz
    schema:datePublished "2001" ;
    schema:description "Contents; 1 Introduction: The Ritual and the Accounts; 2 The Israelite Messiahs: Jesus of Nazareth and Shim'on bar Kosiba and Their Forerunners; 3 The Persian Messiahs: Abu Isa, Yudghan, Mushka, and Serenus of Syria; 4 The Messiah of Amadia: David Alroy; 5 The Messiahs of the Inquisition: David Reubeni and Shlomo Molkho; 6 The Messiahs of Safed: Isaac Luria and Hayim Vital; 7 The Messiah of Izmir: Shabtai Zvi; 8 The Polish Messiahs: Yakov Frank and His Daughter Ewa; 9 The Tzaddik of Hasidism; 10 The Yemenite Messiahs: Reprise; 11 Conclusion: The Characterization of Abandonment; Notes."@en ;
    schema:description "Explores the history of Jewish messianism, looking at all the Jewish messiahs about whom anything is known, introducing each of these in turn and offering excerpts of the original texts that tell their stories. By examining the messianic idea in the tradition which gave rise to it, Lenowitz sheds light on this aspect of Jewish history."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/797102845> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797102845#CreativeWork/> ;
    schema:name "The Jewish Messiahs : From the Galilee to Crown Heights."@en ;
    schema:productID "437175391" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/437175391#PublicationEvent/new_york_oxford_university_press_2001> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797102845#Agent/oxford_university_press> ; # Oxford University Press
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=280966> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780198027454> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/437175391> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797102845#Agent/oxford_university_press> # Oxford University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Oxford University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797102845#Person/lenowitz_harris> # Harris Lenowitz
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Lenowitz" ;
    schema:givenName "Harris" ;
    schema:name "Harris Lenowitz" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797102845#Topic/jewish_messianic_movements> # Jewish messianic movements
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Jewish messianic movements"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797102845#CreativeWork/>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/437175391> ; # The Jewish Messiahs : From the Galilee to Crown Heights.
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780198027454>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0198027451" ;
    schema:isbn "9780198027454" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.