PDF KINDLE Jews, God and History ó Max I. Dimont


Jews, God and History

Jews, God and History Download ê 2 Summary Ô PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ Max I. Dimont Lestine through Europe and Asia to America and modern Israel Max I Dimont shows how the saga of the Jews is interwoven with the story of virtually every nation on earth This is a tale of a people escaping annih. This wasn t one of my favorite treatments of Jewish history but to be fair I don t think I m Dimont s target audience The book was originally written in the mid twentieth century as a popular history by an author who came late to scholarship Dimont therefore had to catch the attention of people who by contrast with American readers of popular histories today were less automatically convinced of the value of multiculturalism were likely less personally familiar with Jews and were likely to view Jewish history through the prism of church going Christianity Hence Dimont s long chronological reference tables his use of anachronistic geographical terms for the ancient Land of Israel his tendency to focus upon the picturesue and exotic and his cautious treatment of antisemitismIt was wise of Dimont to bookend his account with theoretical paradigms for the historical survival of the Jews And his conclusion that the outsider status of the Jews their abstract culture and their dispersion among many lands left them less vulnerable to the forces that destroy staid civilizations is reasonably prescient But this book must remain a first dip in the pool for Jewish history rather than a freestanding resource

Summary Ô PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ Max I. Dimont

Jews, God and History Download ê 2 Summary Ô PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ Max I. Dimont How have the Jews survived through so many millenia while other civilizations have declined and perished What ualities mark the culture that produced Moses Christ Spinoza Marx Freud and Einstein From ancient Pa. Well written interesting not dry or academic non fiction This book starts with history so old it is barely described in the Bible I suppose the author is Jewish but this is not a religious book and it covers the birth of Christianity its ups and downs and the same for Islamic history objectively In the early days the three seem like fluid sloshing back and forth in a bucket then the barbarians attack As an example of his non religious take on things We shall ask the same uestion at this point as we asked at the time Abraham encountered God Did this really happen We shall answer it the same way From a historical viewpoint it makes no difference whether Christ actually appeared to Paul or whether Paul had a hallucination experience The fact remains that for two thousand years this account of Paul s conversion has played a dominant role in the Christian religion This is the reality we must deal with for this is the reality which creates historyThe author assumes you are familiar with a wide range of other history and draws parallels to help you see his point On a book of biblical commentary called the Mishna The Shamai interpretations tended to be conservative and sectarian Hillel s liberal and universal This dual struggle in Jewish life during the first century BC resembles the American Hamiltonian Jeffersonian struggle in the nineteenth century AD with Shamai representing the Hamiltonian and Hillel the Jeffersonian ideals Very good analogies if you accept his premises I thought he did a good job differentiating violence against Jews and antisemitism I was sorry that the book was written so long ago 1962 I wish there was a seuel

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Jews, God and History Download ê 2 Summary Ô PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ Max I. Dimont Ilation fighting falling back advancing a lively and fascinating look at how the Jews have contributed to humankind's spiritual and intellectual heritage in remarkable ways and across a remarkable span of histo. An excellent history of the Jewish people told from the Jewish perspective Have read twice First finished 15 March 1997Started second time 7 April 2002I seem to recall having seen a mini series as well

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    Review Jews, God and History Max I. Dimont ↠ 2 Free download PDF KINDLE Jews, God and History ó Max I. Dimont I strongly preferred Paul Johnson's History of the Jews to Max Dimont's The Jews G'd and HistoryDimont is well informed but he has some totally

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    Max I. Dimont ↠ 2 Free download PDF KINDLE Jews, God and History ó Max I. Dimont Well written interesting not dry or academic non fiction This book starts with history so old it is barely described in the Bible I suppose the author is Jewish but this is not a religious book and it covers the birth of C

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    PDF KINDLE Jews, God and History ó Max I. Dimont This review also appears on FingerFlowcom a site for review and discussion of creative works Jews God and History is a phenomenal work which undertakes the difficult and tedious task of presenting the 4000 year history of the Jewish people Instead of presenting this history from an insulated point of view author Max I Dimont shows

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    PDF KINDLE Jews, God and History ó Max I. Dimont If you're looking for a non biased objective work on the Jewish history then steer away from this book Here you will find that everythingeveryone worth mentioning in this world was Jewish or was somehow influenced by JewsOtherwise it was easy to read full of humor and historical facts

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    Max I. Dimont ↠ 2 Free download Summary Ô PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ Max I. Dimont Review Jews, God and History VERY interesting not only due to its at times uestionably factual content but for its datedness and bizarre editorial uality as well This is great for learning a vast amount of the Jewish timeline in a relativel

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    Summary Ô PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ Max I. Dimont PDF KINDLE Jews, God and History ó Max I. Dimont This wasn't one of my favorite treatments of Jewish history but to be fair I don't think I'm Dimont's target audience The book was originally written in the mid twentieth century as a popular history by an author who came late to scholarship Dimont therefore had to catch the attention of people who by contrast with American readers of popular histories today were less automatically convinced of the value of multicultur

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    PDF KINDLE Jews, God and History ó Max I. Dimont This book is what I would call a popularized history It's a fairly light and uick read and a good introduction to Jewish history I take issue with the fact that Mr Dimont treats certain characters in Jewish literature as historical eg Abraham Isaac etc Also I'm sure he's wrong about certain things He states that

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    PDF KINDLE Jews, God and History ó Max I. Dimont An excellent history of the Jewish people told from the Jewish perspective Have read twice First finished 15 March 1997Started second time 7 April 2002I seem to recall having seen a mini series as well

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    PDF KINDLE Jews, God and History ó Max I. Dimont What if everyone in the world were still pagans today? Where did monotheism come from and how did the pagan world and later various monotheisms react to the original monotheist nation?Overviews of history are interesting be

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    Summary Ô PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ Max I. Dimont PDF KINDLE Jews, God and History ó Max I. Dimont Max I. Dimont ↠ 2 Free download “The Lord had said to Abram ‘Go from your country your people and your father’s household to the land I will show you

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