The Homiletic Review Volume 34

The Homiletic Review Volume 34

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...both look down with contempt upon the votaries of trading Zionism." The religious Zionists style themeelves the "Lovers of Zion, " and are organized into numerous " Tents," that furnish the head and leadership. They do not by any means intend to go back to the Holy Land in a body, and in this respect oppose the plans of the political Zionists. Their purpose is to send thither individual members of Jewry; "not shiploads of them, yet here and there a family or two; perhaps six or a hundred and six." Their press-organ in England is Palestina, a quarterly. "They have colonized Palestine, or other parts of the Holy Land, by settling Jewish colonists at Richon-leSimon, Ekron, Petah-Tekwah, Zammarin (on the slopes of Carmel), Castinie, and other places." These colonies have not yet proved a success agriculturally, and as regards personal safety the colonists seem to be in about the same relation to the vagrant Bedouin as were the early colonizers of America to the Indian with his tomahawk. The well-organized work of the religious Zionism all over the world is, however, "aided by some of the millionaire Jews, especially the Rothschilds, proceeding steadily and regularly. In course of time they may succeed in covering a large area of the Holy Land by that process of infiltration, and thus steal a march on the Messiah whom they expect." Dr. Theodore Herzl, journalist, of Vienna, is at the head of political Zionism. Associated with him apparently is the famous Max Nordau, author of Conventional Lies, Degeneration, etc. Their work has thus far been one of "open propaganda for the establishment of a new Jewish state proper." Since the social condition of the Jews is becoming more and...
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  • Paperback | 354 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 630g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123684002X
  • 9781236840028