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Download e-book for kindle: Conceiving a Nation: The Development of Political Discourse by Mira Morgenstern

By Mira Morgenstern

ISBN-10: 0271034734

ISBN-13: 9780271034737

ISBN-10: 0271034742

ISBN-13: 9780271034744

Current conflicts in either nationwide and overseas arenas have undermined the usual, natural proposal of nationhood as conventionally espoused within the 19th century. Conceiving a state argues that the trendy realizing of the country as a contested concept—as the made from a fluid and ongoing technique of negotiation open to more than a few livable solutions—is really rooted within the Bible.

This e-book attracts consciousness to the contribution that the Bible makes to political discourse in regards to the country. The Bible is especially like minded to this open-ended discourse as a result of its personal nature as a textual content whose ambiguity and laconic caliber render it consistently open to new interpretations and acceptable to altering situations. The Bible bargains a pluralistic figuring out of alternative types of political improvement for various international locations, and it depicts changing techniques of nationwide id over the years.

In this publication, Morgenstern reads the Bible because the resource of a dynamic critique of the tips which are conventionally thought of to be primary to nationwide id, treating in successive chapters the ethnic (Ruth), the cultural (Samson), the political (Jotham), and the territorial (Esther). all through, she explores a couple of universal issues, similar to the connection of ladies to political authority and the “strangeness” of Israelite political lifestyles. within the end, she elucidates how biblical research can reduction in popularity of recent claims to nationhood.

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