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Christian identity, jews, and Israel in 17th-century England

Author: Achsah Guibbory
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book is a cultural history of seventeenth-century England. It explores the many, often contradictory ways people thought about themselves in relation to Jews, Judaism, and Jewish history.  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Achsah Guibbory
ISBN: 9780199681709 0199681708 9780199557165 0199557160
OCLC Number: 852806191
Description: 1 volume : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
Contents: PREFACE ; TABLE OF CONTENTS ; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS ; ABBREVIATIONS AND NOTE TO THE READER ; INTRODUCTION ; 1. Nation, Monarch, and Israel ; 2. The English Church, Jewish Worship, and the Temple ; 3. Revolution and Reformation: Parliament 'fast' sermons, the elect nation, and Biblical Israel ; 4. Anglicans and Royalists at War and in Exile ; 5. Political Alternatives and Israelite Foundations ; 6. The Jewish Aspect of Radical Religion: millenarians and prophets ; 7. Revisiting the Question of Jewish Readmission ; 8. The Restoration: England and Israel, Milton and Dryden ; EPILOGUE
Responsibility: by Achsah Guibbory.


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In this study, she [Achsah Guibbory] examines the extent to which biblical Israel, Jewish history and Judaism played a role in shaping Christian identity in England in the century or so between the Read more...

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