Exodus and Revolution

Exodus and Revolution

by Michael Walzer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0465021638

ISBN-13: 9780465021635

Pub. Date: 09/28/1986

Publisher: Basic Books

The noted political philosopher offers a moving meditation on the political meanings of the biblical story of Exodus -- from oppression to deliverance and the promised land.

"A rewarding book -- elegantly written, subtly argued, full of stimulating suggestions". -- John Gross, New York Times

"An important book. . . . Walzer shows the real power of the Exodus story

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The noted political philosopher offers a moving meditation on the political meanings of the biblical story of Exodus -- from oppression to deliverance and the promised land.

"A rewarding book -- elegantly written, subtly argued, full of stimulating suggestions". -- John Gross, New York Times

"An important book. . . . Walzer shows the real power of the Exodus story as a political document an convincingly demonstrate how it has shaped later thinking about revolutionary alternatives". -- Robert Alter, Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature, University of California, Berkeley

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465021635
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
09/28/1986
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
538,781
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.49(d)

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