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Author Dimont, Max I.

Title Jews, God, and history / Max I. Dimont
Published New York : Simon and Schuster, 1962


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 W'PONDS  956.9403 Dim  AVAILABLE
Description 463 pages ; 25 cm
Series Signet book
Signet book.
Contents Preface -- It happened only once in history! -- I. The portable God -- The grand illusion -- The reluctant prophet -- Judges, kings, and usurpers -- Religion is packaged -- II. The age of the "Apikorsim" -- The baited pin-up culture -- The fight that failed -- Rome, Caesarism, and rebellion -- The sealed coffin -- The conquering word -- A new deal for diaspora -- III. Moses, Christ, and Caesar -- Messiah and apostle -- The Church triumphant -- IV. The invisible world of the Talmud -- The "Ivy League" yeshivas -- Bilbiosclerosis of the Talmud -- V. Mohammed, Allah, and Jehovah -- History travels to Mecca -- The Jewish renaissance in Mufti -- The rise and fall of the Jewish protestant revolt -- VI. The prince and the yellow star -- Crusades, Renaissance, and Reformation -- Concerto for violence -- The yellow badge of courage -- The ghetto capitalist -- Kabala and Kinnanhorra -- VII. On the horns of modern "isms" -- Anatomy of emancipation -- Rehearsal for racism -- Western Europe: the new enlightenment -- Eastern Europe: the new humanism -- United States: the new Babylon -- The brown-shirted Christ killers -- The will to win: from Zionism to the state of Israel -- VIII. Conclusion: a cultural mosaic -- Exiled to freedom
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 421-431) and index
Notes English
Subject Jews -- History.
Judaism -- History.
LC no. 62016706
ISBN 0451161793