Table of contents for God's sacred tongue : Hebrew and the American imagination / Shalom Goldman.

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Acknowledgments xiii
Prologue 1
Part I. Zion on American Shores: Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries 000
Chapter 1. Lost Tribes and Found Peoples 000
Chapter 2. A Tale of Two Teachers: Hebrew at Harvard 000
Chapter 3. Ambivalence and Erudition in New Haven: Ezra Stiles, Yale College, and the Jewish Tradition 000
Chapter 4. All Knowledge Is from the Hebrew: Jonathan Edwards as Biblical Exegete and Christian Hebraist 000
Chapter 5. Evangelizing the Jews: Christian Missions and Jewish Responses 000
Chapter 6. The American Jewish Community and Its Encounter with Christian Hebraism 000
Part II. Scholars, Prophets, Mystics: Nineteenth Century 000
Chapter 7. Christian Hebraism and Palestine Exploration: Moses Stuart, Edward Robinson, and Their Jewish Informants 000
Chapter 8. An Israelite Truly in Whom There Was No Guile: Isaac Nordheimer 000
Chapter 9. Jews, Mormons, and Christian Hebraism in Early-Nineteenth-Century America: Joshua/James Seixas 000
Chapter 10. American Hebraist and Proto-Zionist: Professor George Bush 000
Chapter 11. The Careers of Selah Merrill: Nineteenth-Century Christian Hebraist, Palestine Explorer, and U.S. Consul in Jerusalem 000
Part III. Christian Zionism, the Jewish State, and America's Biblical Background: Twentieth Century 000
Chapter 12. The University as Messiah: William Rainey Harper as Hebraist, Educational Reformer, and Visionary 000
Chapter 13. Reinhold Niebuhr, the Jewish Tradition, and Political Zionism 000
Chapter 14. A Long Affair: Edmund Wilson on Judaism, the Hebrew Language, and the American Jewish Community 000
Epilogue 000
Notes 000
Bibliography 000
Index 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Hebraists, Christian United States Biography, Old Testament scholars United States Biography, Hebrew philology Study and teaching (Higher) United States History, Christian Zionism United States History, Christianity and other religions Judaism, Judaism Relations Christianity