the chosen

Book Title : The Chosen by Chaim Potok Summary Study Guide
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Book Title : Chaim Potok s The Chosen
Author : Harold Bloom
Publisher : Infobase Publishing
Release Date : 2005
Pages : 133
ISBN : 9780791081730
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An overview of the work features a biographical sketch of the author, a list of characters, a summary of the plot, and critical and analytical views of the work.

Book Title : The Chosen
Author : Aaron Posner
Publisher : Dramatists Play Service Inc
Release Date : 2000
Pages : 61
ISBN : 0822217406
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THE STORY: A standing-room-only hit wherever it has played, this award-winning adaptation from the award-winning novel is the story of two boys, two fathers and two very different Jewish communities--five blocks and a world apart--in Williamsburgh,

Book Title : The Chosen
Author : Chaim Potok
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release Date : 2016-11-01
Pages : 416
ISBN : 9781501142475
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The story of two fathers and two sons and the pressures on all of them to pursue the religion they share in the way that is best suited to each. And as the boys grow into young men, they discover in the other a lost spiritual brother, and a link to an unexplored world that neither had ever considered before. In effect, they exchange places, and find the peace that neither will ever retreat from again.

Book Title : The Chosen
Author : Jerome Karabel
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release Date : 2006
Pages : 711
ISBN : 061877355X
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A professor of sociology at the University of California presents the findings of his survey of admissions at Princeton, revealing a century of exclusion that cuts to the core of the American experience, while raising important questions about the stratification of higher education in America. Reprint.

Book Title : The Chosen Study Guide
Author : BookCaps Study Guides Staff
Publisher : BookCaps Study Guides
Release Date : 2011
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ISBN : 9781610427067
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The perfect companion to Chaim Potok’s "The Chosen," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.

Book Title : The Chosen Peoples
Author : Todd Gitlin
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release Date : 2010-09-14
Pages : 272
ISBN : 1439148775
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Americans and Israelis have often thought that their nations were chosen, in perpetuity, to do God’s work. This belief in divine election is a potent, living force, one that has guided and shaped both peoples and nations throughout their history and continues to do so to this day. Through great adversity and despite serious challenges, Americans and Jews, leaders and followers, have repeatedly faced the world fortified by a sense that their nation has a providential destiny. As Todd Gitlin and Liel Leibovitz argue in this original and provocative book, what unites the two allies in a “special friendship” is less common strategic interests than this deep-seated and lasting theological belief that they were chosen by God. The United States and Israel each has understood itself as a nation placed on earth to deliver a singular message of enlightenment to a benighted world. Each has stumbled through history wrestling with this strange concept of chosenness, trying both to grasp the meaning of divine election and to bear the burden it placed them under. It was this idea that provided an indispensable justification when the Americans made a revolution against Britain, went to war with and expelled the Indians, expanded westward, built an overseas empire, and most recently waged war in Iraq. The equivalent idea gave rise to the Jewish people in the first place, sustained them in exodus and exile, and later animated the Zionist movement, inspiring the Israelis to vanquish their enemies and conquer the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Everywhere you look in American and Israeli history, the idea of chosenness is there. The Chosen Peoples delivers a bold new take on both nations’ histories. It shows how deeply the idea of chosenness has affected not only their enthusiasts but also their antagonists. It digs deeply beneath the superficialities of headlines, the details of negotiations, the excuses and justifications that keep cropping up for both nations’ successes and failures. It shows how deeply ingrained is the idea of a chosen people in both nations’ histories—and yet how complicated that idea really is. And it offers interpretations of chosenness that both nations dearly need in confronting their present-day quandaries. Weaving together history, theology, and politics, The Chosen Peoples vividly retells the dramatic story of two nations bound together by a wild and sacred idea, takes unorthodox perspectives on some of our time’s most searing conflicts, and offers an unexpected conclusion: only by taking the idea of chosenness seriously, wrestling with its meaning, and assuming its responsibilities can both nations thrive.

Book Title : The Chosen
Author : A. Beker
Publisher : Springer
Release Date : 2008-05-12
Pages : 240
ISBN : 9780230611689
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The Chosen explores Judaism s key defining concept and inquires why it remains the central unspoken and explosive psychological, historical, and theological problem at the heart of Jewish-Gentile relations. Crisscrossing the twin cultural and theological divides between Judaism, Christendom, and Islam, The Chosen explains how the Jews, of all people, have come to represent at once the epitome of both the good and the odious. Beker covers not only the great stories of how the Jews came to be chosen and the Christian, Muslim, and Nazi efforts to appropriate the title, but also the key role "chosenness" plays in contemporary anti-Semitism and in the current Middle East conflict over the Land of Israel and the chosen city of Jerusalem.

Book Title : Being the Chosen
Author : Dr Julie Scott Jones
Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
Release Date : 2012-12-28
Pages : 156
ISBN : 9781409492399
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Being the Chosen explores Christian fundamentalism in the USA, focusing particularly on the belief system of Protestant fundamentalists. It establishes the key characteristics of the Protestant worldview, investigating the degrees to which these are adhered to amongst different groups and how such belief systems are constructed and reinforced through everyday life. By presenting rich empirical material, Being the Chosen sheds light on the manner in which the Protestant fundamentalist worldview shapes and constructs the beliefs and actions of its adherents, providing them with agency and reinforcement in the face of oppositional forces. As such, it will interest not only sociologists, but also scholars of religion and the culture and society of the USA.

Book Title : The Chosen
Author : J.E. Runnion
Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
Release Date : 2014-03-11
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ISBN : 9781304929945
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Author J.E. Runnion invites you to begin the first book of a trilogy series filled with action, suspense, and full of surprises involving a group of men Chosen to fight evil in this tale of adventure. JD is taken away by the archangel Michael to begin training as one of God’s Chosen. His abilities are in the forms of a white owl, timber wolf, and Siberian tiger. Taking any of the animal forms allows him to confront, defeat, and banish evil.