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God's favorites : Judaism, Christianity, and the myth of divine chosenness / Michael Coogan.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 296.3 Coo (Text) 32604000205866 DCTPLD AD New Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780807001943
  • ISBN: 0807001945
  • Physical Description: 170 pages : map ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, [2019]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 136-159) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Presuppositions -- Abraham and sons -- His name is Jealous -- Divinely chosen kings and kingdoms -- Which survivors were chosen? -- Christians as a new chosen people -- Beyond the Bible: sacred texts and sacred places -- God shed his light on thee? -- Fundamentalist Zionisms -- Immigrants and refugees, ideals and realities -- Beyond tribalism.
Summary, etc.:
"A noted scholar looks at how the biblical concept of a chosen people developed and has been exploited by groups throughout history"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Jews > Election, Doctrine of
Election (Theology)

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