chosenness

Definitions

  • Notion that Jews are God's chosen people, based on biblical quotes.

Example Sentences

  • "In a way, the Jewish people have invented the idea of chosenness, but in truth, the idea of chosenness has also invented the Jewish people." (http://www.tabletmag.com/scroll/35579/the-centrality-of-jewish-chosenness)

Languages of Origin

English

Who Uses This

Religious

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

Notes

This concept has been interpreted in different ways by different groups.

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