Zeal for Zion: Christians, Jews and the Idea of the Promised Land
Cohn-Sherbok, Dan, Shofar
Zeal for Zion: Christians, Jews and the Idea of the Promised Land, by Shalom Goldman. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2009. 367 pp. $35.00.
Zionism is normally viewed as a Jewish political cause. This is the picture presented by such works as Arthur Hertzberg's 1959 anthology, The Zionist Idea, which makes no mention of Christian precursors of the Zionist idea. Recently, however, a number of works have focused on Christian Zionism, such as Stephen Sizer's Christian Zionism: Road Map to Armageddon. Goldman's informative and lucidly written volume supplements such studies by providing an illuminating account of Christian engagement with Zionism through six …
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Publication information: Article title: Zeal for Zion: Christians, Jews and the Idea of the Promised Land. Contributors: Cohn-Sherbok, Dan - Author. Journal title: Shofar. Volume: 30. Issue: 4 Publication date: Summer 2012. Page number: 164+. © Not available. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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