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The Gift of the Land and the Fate of the Canaanites in Jewish Thought$
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Katell Berthelot, Joseph E. David, and Marc Hirshman

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780199959808

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959808.001.0001

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The Embarrassment of Joshua

The Embarrassment of Joshua

Strategies for Interpreting the Biblical Account of the Conquest of Canaan in German-Jewish Neo-Orthodoxy in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

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(p.230) 9 The Embarrassment of Joshua
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The Gift of the Land and the Fate of the Canaanites in Jewish Thought
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Matthias Morgenstern

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959808.003.0010

This chapter examines the texts of four nineteenth-century German-Jewish thinkers: Heinrich Graetz (1817–1891), R. Samson Raphael Hirsch (1808–1888), Isaac Breuer (1883–1946), and his brother Raphael Breuer (1881–1932). In varying degrees, and partly between the lines, these thinkers attempted to minimize the tensions between the biblical account of the conquest of Canaan and modern standards of understanding and judging human behavior in history.

Keywords:   German-Jewish thinkers, land, conquest, Judaism, Heinrich Graetz, R. Samson Raphael Hirsch, Isaac Breuer, b Raphael Breuer

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