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Connecting Histories: Jews And Their Others In Early Modern Europe

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Whether forced by governmental decree, driven by persecution and economic distress, or seeking financial opportunity, the Jews of early modern Europe were extraordinarily mobile, experiencing both displacement and integration into new cultural, legal, and…
Connecting The Covenants: Judaism And The Search For Christian Identity In Eighteenth-century…

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The first few decades of the eighteenth century witnessed an important moment in Jewish-Christian relations, as influential Christian scholars increasingly looked to Jewish texts to reveal the truths of their own faith. To what extent could postbiblical writings…
Missionaries, Converts, And Rabbis: The Evangelical Alexander Mccaul And Jewish-christian Debate In…

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An examination of the life and work of Alexander McCaul and his impact on Jewish-Christian relations In Missionaries, Converts, and Rabbis , David B. Ruderman considers the life and works of prominent evangelical missionary Alexander McCaul (1799-1863), who was…
A Best-selling Hebrew Book Of The Modern Era: The Book Of The Covenant  Of Pinhas Hurwitz And Its…

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In 1797, in what is now the Czech Republic, Pin?as Hurwitz published Book of the Covenant . Nominally an extended commentary on a sixteenth-century kabbalist text, Pin?as?s publication was in fact a compendium of scientific knowledge and a manual of moral…
Converts of Conviction
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|December 4, 2017

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The series Studies and Texts in Scepticism contains monographs, translations, and collected essays exploring scepticism in its dual manifestation as a purely philosophical tradition and as a set of sceptical strategies, concepts, and attitudes in the cultural…
Jewish Enlightenment in an English Key: Anglo-jewry's Construction Of Modern Jewish Thought

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Historians of the European Jewish experience have long marginalized the intellectual achievement of Jews in England, where it was assumed no seminal figures contributed to the development of modern Jewish thought. In this first comprehensive account of the…
The Jewish Past Revisited: Reflections On Modern Jewish Historians
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|November 1, 1998

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In this fascinating new collection of essays, contemporary historians examine the ways earlier historians have framed, written, and "made" the Jewish past. Probing the ideology and methodology of their professional predecessors, American and Israeli historians…
Preachers of the Italian Ghetto: PREACHERS OF THE ITALIAN GHETT

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By the mid-sixteenth century, Jews in the cities of Italy were being crowded into compulsory ghettos as a result of the oppressive policies of Pope Paul IV and his successors.The sermons of Jewish preachers during this period provide a remarkable vantage point…
Kabbalah, Magic and Science: The Cultural Universe of a Sixteenth-Century Jewish Physician

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