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British Mission to the Jews in Nineteenth-century Palestine





ISBN 9780714683850
Published April 30, 2003 by Routledge
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.

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

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'An intriguing account.'
- Jewish Chronicle