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American Protestantism and a Jewish state.

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Published by Wayne State University Press in Detroit .
Written in English


  • Protestantism and Zionism,
  • Israel -- Foreign public opinion, American

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 238-242.

LC ClassificationsDS149 .F52 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination249 p.
Number of Pages249
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17910675M
ISBN 100814314813
LC Control Number72003746

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  The seeming paradox of elevating the role of the Jewish people in God’s ultimate plans while remaining disengaged with contemporary Jewish suffering was not a uniquely American Protestant phenomenon, but its development was especially consequential in the United States, which after became more engaged than ever in Middle East diplomacy. Consequently the practical effect of Professor Baker's argument is to accelerate the domestication of American Protestantism within the framework of American culture. What began as an attempt to universalize the message of the Protestant churches ends with the degradation of that message to the level of cross-fertilization between national. The Modernist Impulse in American Protestantism by William R. Hutchinson. PBS: The Jewish Americans A documentary exploration of years of Jewish American history. American Jewish Historical. Think of American Zionist leaders such as Judah Magnus (), a Reform rabbi who supported a binational Arab-Jewish state, and Nachum Goldman, president Author: Shaul Magid.