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The “Jew,” the nation and assimilation: the Old Testament and the fashioning of the “other” in German and Dutch Protestant thought

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This article discusses a reorientation of supersessionist postures in German and Dutch Protestant reflection on emerging nation states in the nineteenth-century. Historically, Christian thought often othered “the Jew” as the “nascent Christian.” Since the seventeenth-century, Protestant theologians also entertained the possibility of theological othering on the basis of the legalism of the Mosaic covenant, of which ancient biblical Israel and its cultural liturgies were regarded as a token. I...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1515/jbr-2021-0013

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Blavatnik School of Government
Sub department:
Blavatnik School of Government
Oxford college:
New College
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Author
Publisher:
De Gruyter
Journal:
Journal of the Bible and its Reception More from this journal
Volume:
8
Issue:
2
Pages:
143-162
Publication date:
2021-09-29
Acceptance date:
2021-09-20
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EISSN:
2329-4434
ISSN:
2329-440X
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1314755
Local pid:
pubs:1314755
Deposit date:
2022-12-12

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