The Nations That Know Thee Not: Ancient Jewish Attitudes toward Other Religions

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The Bible is harshly opposed to participation by Israelites in the worship of other nations' gods. Was this strict command to the nation of Israel not to worship other deities extended to other nations? Or was it legitimate and acceptable for other nations to worship their own gods just as Israel worshipped the God of the Covenant? In The Nations That Know Thee Not, Robert Goldenberg takes a historical look at attitudes towards foreign religions that are found in Israel's scriptures and in post-Biblical Judaism, and he ...

The Nations That Know Thee Not: Ancient Jewish Attitudes Toward Other Religions 1997, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814731079

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