Arab and Jew: Wounded Spirits in a Promised Land by David K. Shipler

By David K. Shipler

Original 12 months of publication: 1986; 2002 - pb

The improved and up-to-date variation of David Shipler's Pulitzer Prize-winning ebook that examines the connection, previous and current, among Arabs and Jews

In this huge paintings, largely researched and extra correct than ever, David Shipler delves into the origins of the prejudices that exist among Jews and Arabs which have been intensified by way of conflict, terrorism, and nationalism.

Focusing at the assorted cultures that exist aspect through part in Israel and Israeli-controlled territories, Shipler examines the method of indoctrination that starts in colleges; he discusses the far-ranging results of socioeconomic adjustments, old conflicts among Islam and Judaism, attitudes concerning the Holocaust, and lots more and plenty extra. And he writes of the folks: the Arab girl in love with a Jew, the retired Israeli army officer, the Palestinian guerrilla, the good-looking actor whose father is Arab and whose mom is Jewish.

For Shipler, and for all who learn this e-book, their tales and hundreds and hundreds of others replicate not just the truth of "wounded spirits" but additionally a glimmer of desire for eventual coexistence within the Promised Land.

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Steins, G. (1995) Die Chronik als kanonisches Abschlussphänomen: Studien zur Entstehung und Theologie von 1/2 Chronik. Talshir, Z. (1999) I Esdras: From Origin to Translation. The books of Ezra and Nehemiah are no doubt extremely important for any history of the Jews during the Persian period, but their use is far more complicated than is often appreciated. For one thing we have not just the books as found in the Hebrew Bible but also versions and traditions found in Greek and other sources which must be taken into account in trying to evaluate the Hebrew versions.

2000) Die Esthernovelle—Vom Erzdhlten zur Erzahlung: Studien zur Traditions—und Redaktionsgeschichte des Estherbuches. Lacocque, A. (1999) “The Different Versions of Esther”, Biblical Interpretation 7:301–22. S. (1998) Shame and Honor in the Book of Esther. A. (1995) Ruth and Esther. D. (1997) Esther: A Commentary. Esther has been a popular subject of commentary and monographic study in recent years and many new studies have appeared since 1990 (see JCH [51–52] and Larkin [1995] for earlier studies and an introduction).

It is usual to find this source in 1:1–7:4 (Eng. 1:1–7:5); 11:1–2; 12:27–43. Neh. 13:4–31 is also often assigned to the Nehemiah Memorial, though this is also disputed (Ackroyd 1970:28, 41; Steins 1995:198–207). Recognizing that we have at least some of Nehemiah’s own words available to us does not, however, mean that his account can always be taken at face value (cf. Clines 1990; Grabbe 1998a:159–77). The Joshua and 14 P E RS IAN P E RIOD (539–333 BCE) Zerubbabel story can be supplemented from other sources.

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