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<hr> <hr> Contents <BR><HR><BR> <TOC> 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