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The Heavenly Kingdom

aspects of political thought in the Talmud and Midrash

by Gordon M. Freeman

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Published by University Press of America, Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, Center for Jewish Community Studies in Lanham [MD], Jerusalem, Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics in rabbinical literature.,
  • Covenants -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGordon M. Freeman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM496.9.P64 F73 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 187 p. ;
    Number of Pages187
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2544693M
    ISBN 100819151394, 0819151408
    LC Control Number85026483

      Such a book is “Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom: China, the West, and the Epic Story of the Taiping Civil War,” by Stephen R. Platt, a young academic who has a . Rebels of the Heavenly Kingdom is a children's book written by American novelist Katherine during the Taiping Rebellion in China, it focuses on Wang Lee, a year-old peasant boy who is abducted into a secret rebel organization. Mei Lin, a female soldier, teaches Wang Lee to read and instructs him in the movement’s dogma. Wang Lee’s transition into being a soldier is Author: Katherine Paterson.

      In “Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom,” Stephen R. Platt describes the conflict that began in as an uprising, a rebellion and “simply a descent into anarchy.” It was, in all probability.   The World of Fire: Ascending into the Heavenly Kingdom. Series: The Teaching of the Heart, Book 7 It consists of a series of books that cover a wide range of topics from everyday life to travels within the Universe, enriching the treasury of the ancient wisdom with pearls of new knowledge. The Teaching of the Heart is the result of the.

    Jeffrey Wasserstrom reviews "Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom: China, the West, and the Epic Story of the Taiping Civil War". Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom China, the West, and the Epic Story of the Taiping Civil War By Stephen (Alfred A. Knopf; pages; $30)The Taiping Rebellion () was one of the.


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