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Background of the Early-Nineteenth-Century Messianic Awakening

Arie Morgenstern

in Hastening Redemption: Messianism and the Resettlement of the Land of Israel

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195305784
eISBN:
9780199784820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305787.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Profound changes in late 18th- and early 19th-century European and Jewish history persuaded many traditional Jews around the world that the redemption was at hand and that they were living in the ... More


Attempt to Renew Rabbinic Ordination in Safed

Arie Morgenstern

in Hastening Redemption: Messianism and the Resettlement of the Land of Israel

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195305784
eISBN:
9780199784820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305787.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

A variety of practical obstacles prevented the Vilna Ga’on’s disciples from settling in Jerusalem as soon as they arrived in the Land of Israel in 1808-1812. Instead, they settled in the Galilean ... More


 Jewish Accounts and Christian Traditions

Edith Bruder

in The Black Jews of Africa: History, Religion, Identity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195333565
eISBN:
9780199868889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333565.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on the myth of the Lost Tribes. It argues that from the earliest times to the first conquests, the myth of the Lost Tribes and its plasticity gave weight to the world of ... More


The Black Jews of Africa: History, Religion, Identity

Edith Bruder

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195333565
eISBN:
9780199868889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333565.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Over the last several decades, an astonishing phenomenon has developed: a Jewish rebirth of sorts occurring throughout Africa. Different ethnic groups proclaim that they are returning to long ... More


 The Lost Tribes of Israel

Edith Bruder

in The Black Jews of Africa: History, Religion, Identity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195333565
eISBN:
9780199868889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333565.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores the prehistory of African Judaism, focusing on the lost tribes of Israel. According to the Bible, the tribes of the kingdom of Israel's northern part were exiled in the 8th ... More


 The Legend of Solomon and the Queen of Sheba

Edith Bruder

in The Black Jews of Africa: History, Religion, Identity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195333565
eISBN:
9780199868889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333565.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on how the biblical episode of Solomon and the queen of Sheba played a major role in the Western perception of Africa, not only the country and its history but also its ... More


ADIVĀSI 1 MOVEMENTS IN THE NORTH‐EAST

Robert Eric Frykenberg

in Christianity in India: From Beginnings to the Present

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198263777
eISBN:
9780191714191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263777.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Church History

From the mid-19th century onwards, indigenously led conversion movements drew scores of separate tribal (adivāsi) peoples toward Christian faith in all of the eastern mountain frontiers. It is ... More


The Ten Lost Tribes: A World History

Zvi Ben-Dor Benite

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307337
eISBN:
9780199867868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307337.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

For over two millennia, western cultural development—and particularly the western geographic imagination—has been shaped by the myth of the ten lost tribes of Israel. From biblical times to this ... More


Introduction: Ten Lost Tribes and Their Places

Zvi Ben‐Dor Benite

in The Ten Lost Tribes: A World History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307337
eISBN:
9780199867868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307337.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This Introduction starts by describing briefly the discoveries of Avigdor Shahan as he followed in the footsteps of the ten tribes. The chapter goes on to outline the main reasons for writing this ... More


Tabitha's Place: The Role of Children and the Rights of Parents

Susan J. Palmer

in The New Heretics of France: Minority Religions, la Republique, and the Government-Sponsored ''War on Sects''

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199735211
eISBN:
9780199918577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735211.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

“Tabitha's Place” is the name of a spiritual community, housed in a beautiful chateau built around 1762, located in the heart of in a tiny village called Sus, near the Atlantic Pyrenees on the ... More


Remembering Abraham

Ronald Hendel

in Remembering Abraham: Culture, Memory, and History in the Hebrew Bible

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195177961
eISBN:
9780199784622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177967.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The figure of Abraham played an important role in Israelite culture: as the apex of the tribal genealogy, as a religious and cultural founder, and as a moral exemplar. This chapter examines these ... More


Terminology, Myth, and Tribes

William M. Shea

in The Lion and the Lamb: Evangelicals and Catholics in America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195139860
eISBN:
9780199835232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139860.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter begins with an explanation of the enmity between American evangelical Protestants and Roman Catholics, which can be traced back to colonial period. It then discusses scholarly literature ... More


Counting Jacob's Twelve Sons

Mary Douglas

in Jacob's Tears: The Priestly Work of Reconciliation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199265237
eISBN:
9780191602054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199265232.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Develops the author's argument that the motivation of the priestly editors of the Pentateuch, and in particular of Numbers and Leviticus, was strictly professional and priestly. The author asks why, ... More


Twelve Tribes in Marching Order

Mary Douglas

in In the Wilderness: The Doctrine of Defilement in the Book of Numbers

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199245413
eISBN:
9780191697463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245413.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The Book of Numbers gives several listings of the twelve tribes descended from the sons of Jacob. When the Lord tells Moses to make a census of the people of Israel, he uses the same list as that ... More


Conflict in Galatia

Jerome Murphy-oʼconnor

in Paul: A Critical Life

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780192853424
eISBN:
9780191670589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192853424.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

The Galatians that Paul wrote to were the members of the Celtic tribes in the area of Pessinus. He used ‘church’ to mean all the believers in a town or city, but he also used it to mean a subgroup, ... More


Altjira

Sam D. Gill

in Storytracking: Texts, Stories, and Histories in Central Australia

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195115871
eISBN:
9780199853427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195115871.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Altjira, in oceanian mythology, is recognized by the Aranda tribes in Central Australia as the sky father responsible for dreamtime. These indigenous people underwent the Hermannsburg Mission and the ... More


The Arrernte

Sam D. Gill

in Storytracking: Texts, Stories, and Histories in Central Australia

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195115871
eISBN:
9780199853427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195115871.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The inhabitants of Arrernte are described uniquely in reference to other Australian tribes and are viewed as an attractive group of people exhibiting a rich culture that requires an in-depth ... More


Dov Waxman, Trouble in the Tribe: The American Jewish Conflict over Israel. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2016. x + 316 pp.

Richard I. Cohen (ed.)

in Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190912628
eISBN:
9780190912659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912628.003.0051
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the book Trouble in the Tribe: The American Jewish Conflict over Israel (2016), by Dov Waxman. Trouble in the Tribe examines the debate over the defection of growing numbers of ... More


Nephites and Israelites: The Book of Mormon and the Hebraic Indian Theory

Elizabeth Fenton

in Americanist Approaches to The Book of Mormon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190221928
eISBN:
9780190221959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190221928.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, Church History

This essay reads The Book of Mormon within the context of a popular early American discourse: the Hebraic Indian theory. Theories about the origins of Native peoples emerged as soon as Europeans ... More


The Fall of the Northern Kingdom and the Ten Lost Tribes: A Reevaluation

Gary N. Knoppers

in Jews and Samaritans: The Origins and History of Their Early Relations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780195329544
eISBN:
9780199344840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329544.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Chapter 2 deals with the history of northern Israel during the time of the Assyrian invasions and conquests in the late eighth century, which resulted in the downfall of the Israelite kingdom and the ... More


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