Like All the Nations?: The Life and Legacy of Judah L. Magnes

Like All the Nations?: The Life and Legacy of Judah L. Magnes

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Like All the Nations?: The Life and Legacy of Judah L. Magnes by William M. Brinner

This is the first study to examine the career of one of the most prominent American Zionists. Intellectually brilliant, socially and religiously committed, Judah Magnes was an inspiring speaker, reformer, and organizer. Sixteen leading American and Israeli scholars here focus their critical attention on the social, cultural, political, and theological themes central to Magnes’ life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780887065088
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 09/28/1987
Pages: 256

About the Author

William M. Brinner is Professor of Near Eastern Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the editor and translator of Volume 2 of The History of al-Tabari titled Prophets and Patriarchs, also published by SUNY Press.

Moses Rischin is Professor of History at San Francisco State University and Director of the Western Jewish History Center of the Judah L. Magnes Museum in Berkeley.

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