A Biblical People in the Bible Belt: The Jewish Community of Memphis, Tennessee, 1840-1960

Paperback | August 1, 1998

bySelma S. Lewis

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As both a historian and a member of the community about which she writes, Selma S. Lewis narrates the life of Jews in Memphis from the antebellum period through the civil rights movements of the 1960s. She poignantly describes the origins and development of a healthy relationship between her "biblical people" and the people of the Bible Belt. The result is an important work of Jewish, American, and Southern religious history.

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As both a historian and a member of the community about which she writes, Selma S. Lewis narrates the life of Jews in Memphis from the antebellum period through the civil rights movements of the 1960s. She poignantly describes the origins and development of a healthy relationship between her "biblical people" and the people of the Bible Belt. The result is an important work of Jewish, American, an...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9.34 × 6.28 × 0.92 inPublished:August 1, 1998Publisher:Mercer University Press

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ISBN - 10:0865546029

ISBN - 13:9780865546028

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