Essential Papers on Messianic Movements and Personalities in Jewish History / Edition 1 by Marc Saperstein | 9780814779439 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Essential Papers on Messianic Movements and Personalities in Jewish History / Edition 1

Essential Papers on Messianic Movements and Personalities in Jewish History / Edition 1

by Marc Saperstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0814779433

ISBN-13: 9780814779439

Pub. Date: 04/01/1992

Publisher: New York University Press

The messianic idea that a redeemer sent by God will come to end the suffering of a persecuted people and inaugurate a new age of justice and peace has been one of the most powerful and influential concepts given by the Jewish people to western civilization. This book represents a sample of the most penetrating and provocative scholarly interpretations of Jewish

Overview

The messianic idea that a redeemer sent by God will come to end the suffering of a persecuted people and inaugurate a new age of justice and peace has been one of the most powerful and influential concepts given by the Jewish people to western civilization. This book represents a sample of the most penetrating and provocative scholarly interpretations of Jewish messianic movement from various perspectives- historical, sociological, psychological, and religious.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814779439
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
04/01/1992
Series:
Essential Papers on Jewish Studies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
552
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

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