Yahweh Versus Yahweh: The Enigma of Jewish History (Hardback)
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Yahweh Versus Yahweh: The Enigma of Jewish History (Hardback)

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Hardback Published: 31/12/2004
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Yahweh versus Yahweh is a vivid description of how the founding myths of Judaism have conditioned Jewish expectations from history. Jay L. Gonen unveils the collective psychology that underlies Jewish psychohistory. The enigmatic God of Gonen's study brings to the Jewish people periods of construction and bounty but also periods of destruction and hopelessness. This duality, according to Gonen, runs throughout Jewish lore, literature, morality, the Kabbala, and Hassidism. It serves as the unifying factor in Jewish history - as it informed and influenced the establishment of the State of Israel, the history and future of Zionism, the debate over the Holocaust, the belief in the coming of the Messiah, and the current conflict in the Middle East.

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
ISBN: 9780299203306
Weight: 381 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 18 mm

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