America and the Holy Land (With Eyes Toward Zion) by Moshe Davis

By Moshe Davis

The carrying on with dating among the United States and the Holy Land has implications for American and Jewish heritage which expand past the ancient narrative and interpretation. The devotion of american citizens of all faiths to the Holy Land extends into the non secular realm, and the Holy Land, in flip, penetrates American houses, styles of religion, and schooling. during this publication Davis illuminates the interconnection of usa citizens and the Holy Land in historic standpoint, and delineates specified components inherent during this dating: the function of Zion in American non secular background, within the Christian religion, in Jewish culture and communal lifestyles, and the provoke of Biblical position names at the map of the US in addition to American settlements and associations within the country of Israel. The publication concludes with an annotated choose bibliography of fundamental resources on the USA and the Holy Land.

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It then becomes relatively more simple to trace the historical line of America's evolving polity on behalf of Jewish sovereignty in the Holy Land. Whether by oration, prayer, or report by Catholic, Mormon, Jew, or Protestant, as we shall see in the following nineteenth-century illustrative 28 America and the Holy Land sequence, the argument for Jewish Restoration was set forth as if with one mind: The decline of the Turkish Empire is imminent; the Jews, though now dispersed, will return to the Land; blessed will be that nation—hopefully America—which will induce Holy Land regeneration.

Accordingly of 39 Fresh 22 have asked for Instruction in Heb. The Holy Land in American Spiritual History 35 and these Accordingly I teach at iv. M. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays. I have besides several of the other classes at other times. See also, W. , "References to Jews in the Diary of Ezra Stiles," PAJHS 10 (1902): 5-36; George Alexander Kohut, Ezra Stiles and the Jews; Selected Passages from his Literary Diary Concerning Jews and Judaism (New York: Philip Cowen, 1902). 17. The Event Is with the Lord, edited with an introduction by Stanley F.

The Holy Land in American Spiritual History 19 proficient in Hebrew. I take this opportunity of thanking him for his industry, & his marked kindness towards me. J. Seixas Kirtland Ohio March 30th 1836. This document and its background help to explain much of the Mormon experience in Kirtland, Ohio, at a crucial moment in the evolution of its theology and program. Beyond that, some of the implications of the later relationship between Mormons and Jews become logical. 23 Hebrew was taught as a classical language in several secular colleges established in the course of the century, as well as in those affiliated divinity schools where biblical subjects remained dominant.

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