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The Resource Holy war in Judaism : the fall and rise of a controversial idea, Reuven Firestone

Holy war in Judaism : the fall and rise of a controversial idea, Reuven Firestone

Label
Holy war in Judaism : the fall and rise of a controversial idea
Title
Holy war in Judaism
Title remainder
the fall and rise of a controversial idea
Statement of responsibility
Reuven Firestone
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
296.3/827
Index
index present
LC call number
BM538.P3
LC item number
F57 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Holy war in Judaism : the fall and rise of a controversial idea, Reuven Firestone
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. I. The ancient Jewish world: holy war in practice -- Holy war in the Bible -- Jewish holy war in practice: early success -- Holy war fails -- Pt. II. The world of the rabbis: holy war interrupted -- Rabbinic responses to war's failure -- Rabbinic typology of war -- Who is the enemy? -- Maimonides' counting of the commandments -- Nahmanides' critique, and other thinkers -- Pt. III. The emergence of Jewish modernity: holy war on hold -- The crisis of modernity and Jewish responses -- From practicality to a new messianism -- The new Jew -- From Holocaust to holy war: Israel's war of independence -- Pt. IV. The Jewish State: holy war revived -- 1948 to 1967: from defensive war to preemptive war -- 1967 to 1973:the miracle of conquest and the test of Yom Kippur -- The 1980s: holy war and its excesses -- Conclusion: the resurrection of holy war
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiii, 365 p.
Isbn
9780199860302
Lccn
2011037959
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn754186802
  • UtOrBLW
Label
Holy war in Judaism : the fall and rise of a controversial idea, Reuven Firestone
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. I. The ancient Jewish world: holy war in practice -- Holy war in the Bible -- Jewish holy war in practice: early success -- Holy war fails -- Pt. II. The world of the rabbis: holy war interrupted -- Rabbinic responses to war's failure -- Rabbinic typology of war -- Who is the enemy? -- Maimonides' counting of the commandments -- Nahmanides' critique, and other thinkers -- Pt. III. The emergence of Jewish modernity: holy war on hold -- The crisis of modernity and Jewish responses -- From practicality to a new messianism -- The new Jew -- From Holocaust to holy war: Israel's war of independence -- Pt. IV. The Jewish State: holy war revived -- 1948 to 1967: from defensive war to preemptive war -- 1967 to 1973:the miracle of conquest and the test of Yom Kippur -- The 1980s: holy war and its excesses -- Conclusion: the resurrection of holy war
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiii, 365 p.
Isbn
9780199860302
Lccn
2011037959
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn754186802
  • UtOrBLW

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    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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