The Religions of the Book: Christian Perceptions, 1400-1660

Hardcover | April 3, 2008

EditorM. Dimmock, A. Hadfield

not yet rated|write a review
The Religions of the Book is the first study to explore the relationship between Christianity, Judaism and Islam in the Early Modern period. A series of distinguished contributors debate the complicated terms in which these 'Religions of the Book' interacted in negative and positive ways, revealing predictable hostilities alongside attempts to forge links and explore connections. The collection illuminates a crucial but neglected area of Eruopean culture from the late Middle Ages to the end of the seventeenth century.

Pricing and Purchase Info

$93.06 online
$136.50 list price (save 31%)
In stock online
Ships free on orders over $25

From the Publisher

The Religions of the Book is the first study to explore the relationship between Christianity, Judaism and Islam in the Early Modern period. A series of distinguished contributors debate the complicated terms in which these 'Religions of the Book' interacted in negative and positive ways, revealing predictable hostilities alongside att...

MATTHEW DIMMOCK is Lecturer in English at the University of Sussex, UKANDREW HADFIELD is Professor of English at the University of Sussex, UK

other books by M. Dimmock

Educational Leadership: Culture and Diversity
Educational Leadership: Culture and Diversity

Kobo ebook|Jun 3 2005

$60.69 online$78.74list price(save 22%)
see all books by M. Dimmock
Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:April 3, 2008Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230020046

ISBN - 13:9780230020047

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of The Religions of the Book: Christian Perceptions, 1400-1660

Reviews

Extra Content

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Religions of the Book, 1400-1660--M.Dimmock & A.Hadfield * The Crusade of Varna, 1443-5: What Motivated the Crusaders?--C.Imber * The Jews, the Arma Christi Rolls and the Popular Passion--A.Bale * The Mediterranean Maritime Frontier between Christendom and Islam--C.Heywood * 'Suppose a Painter Wished to Couple a Horse's Neck with a Man's Head': Early English Notions of Islamic Hybridity--M.Dimmock * 'Turks' and 'Christians': The Iconography of Possession in the Depiction of the Ottoman-Venetian-Hapsburg Frontiers, 1550-1689--P.Brummett * 'A Parallel Made with the Jewish Sanhedrin': Tolerating Judaism in the Early Modern Church and State--E.Glaser * Milton Among the Muslims--G.MacLean * Confounding Babel: The Language of Religion in the English Revolution--M.Birchwood

Editorial Reviews

"[A] welcome collection of essays on a diverse range of subjects. The editors are to be congratulated for bringing them all together in this thought provoking publication." —Nancy Bisaha, Vassar College