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Robert Chazan - From Anti-Judaism to Anti-Semitism: Ancient and Medieval Christian Constructions of Jewish History - 9781107152465 - V9781107152465
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From Anti-Judaism to Anti-Semitism: Ancient and Medieval Christian Constructions of Jewish History

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Description for From Anti-Judaism to Anti-Semitism: Ancient and Medieval Christian Constructions of Jewish History hardcover. This book traces the hardening of Christian attitudes to Jews, Judiasm and their history during the second half of the Middle Ages. Num Pages: 276 pages. BIC Classification: 3D; 3F; HBLA; HBLC1; JFSR1. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 228 x 152 x 20. Weight in Grams: 500.
From its earliest days, Christianity has viewed Judaism and Jews ambiguously. Given its roots within the Jewish community of first-century Palestine, there was much in Judaism that demanded Church admiration and praise; however, as Jews continued to resist Christian truth, there was also much that had to be condemned. Major Christian thinkers of antiquity - while disparaging their Jewish contemporaries for rejecting Christian truth - depicted the Jewish past and future in balanced terms, identifying both positives and negatives. Beginning at the end of the first millennium, an increasingly large Jewish community started to coalesce across rapidly developing northern Europe, ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
Number of Pages
270
Place of Publication
Cambridge, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781107152465
SKU
V9781107152465
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About Robert Chazan
Robert Chazan is Scheuer Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University, where he was the founding chair of the Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies. He has published many books on medieval Jewish history and numerous articles in American and foreign academic journals. His two recent books are The Jews of Medieval Western Christendom (2006) and ... Read more

Reviews for From Anti-Judaism to Anti-Semitism: Ancient and Medieval Christian Constructions of Jewish History
'Chazan's book offers valuable insight into the changing historical and social context of these Christian views of Judaism. ... Highly recommended for upper-level undergraduates, graduate students, and scholars in European history and Christianity.' Bob Seltzer, CHOICE 'In a period when the Internet spreads these calumnies globally, when Saudi Arabia can denounce al-Jazeera as a front for 'the Jews', and when ... Read more

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