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American Zion : the Old Testament as a political text from the Revolution to the Civil War / Eran Shalev.

Author/Creator:
Shalev, Eran, 1970-
Publication:
New Haven : Yale University Press, [2013] , ©2013.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 239 pages ; 25 cm
Subjects:
United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1865.
United States -- Religion.
Bible. Old Testament. -- Political aspects.
Bible. O.T.. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible and politics -- United States -- History.
United States -- Relations -- Israel.
Israel -- Relations -- United States.
Nationalism -- United States -- History.
Political culture -- United States -- History.
Contents:
"The Jewish Cincinnatus" : Biblical Republicanism in the Age of the American Revolution
"The United Tribes, or States of Israel" : The Hebrew Republic as a Political Model before the Civil War
"A Truly American Spirit of Writing" : Pseudobiblicism, the Early Republic, and the Cultural Origins of the Book of Mormon
Tribes Lost and Found : Israelites in Nineteenth-Century America
Evangelicalism, Slavery, and the Decline of an Old Testament Nation
Conclusion: Beyond Old Testamentism : The New Israel after the Civil War.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-229) and index.
ISBN:
9780300186925 (cloth : alkaline paper)
0300186924 (cloth : alkaline paper)
OCLC:
803468908
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