British Mission to the Jews in Nineteenth-century Palestine: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

British Mission to the Jews in Nineteenth-century Palestine

1st Edition

By Yaron Perry, Elizabeth Yodim

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244 pages

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Yaron Perry's account reveals, without bias or partiality, the story of the "London Society for Promoting Christianity Amongst the Jews" and its unique contribution to the restoration of the Holy Land. This Protestant organization were the first to take root in the Holy Land from 1820 onwards.

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'An intriguing account.'

- Jewish Chronicle

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Political and Ideological Background 2. Worldwide Activities of the London Society, 1809-1841: Birth of a Society 3. Exploratory Expeditions 4. Striking Root 5. Efflorescence of a Church 6. Medical Mission 7. An Additional Perspective, 1842-1845: The Anglo-Prussian Bishopric 8. The Alexander Period 9. The Church in Jerusalem 10. The Hospital in Jerusalem 11. Safed 12. Jaffa 13. Hebron 14. Tiberias 15. Christian von Bunsen, 1846-1881: The Gobat Period 16. Decline 17. The Hospital in Jerusalem 18. The Church in Jerusalem 19. Educational Institutions in Jerusalem 20. Jaffa 21. Safed 22. The Barclay Period 23. Resurgence, 1882-1896: High Hopes 24. The Blyth Period 25. The New Hospital in Jerusalem 26. Other Institutions in Jerusalem 27. Safed 28. Jaffa 29. Hebron 30. The Agricultural Settlement of Artouf 31. Visits to the Jewish Settlements 32. The Response to Jewish Immigration, 1897-1914: The Zionist Period 33. Institutions in Jerusalem 34. The Safed Hospital 35. The Safed Church 36. Haifa 37. World War I 38. Opposition

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS022000
HISTORY / Jewish
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies