By Yehezkel Kaufman
These 3 chapters characterize a extensive try out by means of the writer to respond to the query as to why, having unfold to just about all peoples all over the world, Christianity was once no longer was once capable of anchor itself one of the Jews? Why all these Jews that experience turn into Christians, have additionally ultimately disappeared from the rolls of the Jewish people?
The writings of Yehezkel Kaufmann (1889-1963), past due Professor of Bible on the Hebrew college of Jerusalem, fall into 3 major different types: Bible stories, of which the four-volume background of the faith of Israel is the magnum opus; socio-historical research of Jewry's destiny and lifestyles as a diaspora-nation neighborhood, with the two-volume Gold ve-Nekhar (Exile and Estrangement) being its most eminent scholarly project during this regard; ultimately topical articles facing instant socio-political difficulties of Zionism and the rising kingdom of Israel.
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