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Religious Roots of a Political Ideology: Judaism and Christianity at the Cradle of Zionism

@inproceedings{Rabkin2012ReligiousRO,
  title={Religious Roots of a Political Ideology: Judaism and Christianity at the Cradle of Zionism},
  author={Y. Rabkin},
  year={2012}
}
Albeit overtly secular, Zionist ideology was inspired by religious thought. While traditional religions often supported the nationalist cause, the relationship of Judaism and Zionism is vastly different. Adepts of traditional Judaism immediately rejected Zionism, and this rejectionist attitude has not vanished to this day. On the other hand, Christian, mainly Protestant theologians had developed the idea of the ingathering of the Jews in the Holy Land several centuries prior to the first… Expand
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