In Search of the Hebrew People

Bible and Nation in the German Enlightenment

Author: Ofri Ilany

Publisher: Indiana University Press


Category: History

Page: 224

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1. Troglodytes, Hottentots, and Hebrews: the Bible and the genesis of German ethnography -- 2. The law and the people: Mosaic Law and the German Enlightenment -- 3. The eighteenth-century polemic on the extermination of the Canaanites -- 4. "Is Judah indeed the Teutonic fatherland?" the Hebrew model and the birth of German national culture -- 5. "Lovers of Hebrew poetry": the battle over the Bible's relevance at the turn of the nineteenth century


Author: Andreas Arndt




Page: 432

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