The Zionist Bible: Biblical Precedent, Colonialism and the Erasure of Memory
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The Zionist Bible: Biblical Precedent, Colonialism and the Erasure of Memory

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ISBN-13:
9781908049681
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
31.03.2013
Seiten:
288
Autor:
N. Masalha
Serie:
Bibleworld
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:
Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Framing the Conflict: Instrumentalising the Hebrew Bible and Settler-Colonialism in Palestine 2. Promised Land, Conquest Narratives: Zionism and the Palestine Nakba 3. Archaeology as Civil Religion: Secular Nationalist Ideology, Excavating the Bible and the De-Arabisation of Palestine 4. Colonialist Imagination as a Site of Mimicry and Erasure: The Israeli Renaming Project 5. God's Mapmakers: Jewish Fundamentalism and the Land Traditions of the Hebrew Bible (1967 to Gaza 2013) Conclusion: The New Scholarly Revolution and Reclaiming the Heritage of the Disinherited and disenfranchised Palestinians Bibliography Index
The Zionist Bible explores the ways in which modern political Zionism and Israeli militarism have used the Bible - notably the Book of Joshua and its description of the entry of the Israelites into the Promised Land - as an agent of oppression and in support of ongoing settler-colonialism in Palestine.