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  • Gnosis und Judentumby Jaan Lahe

    BRILL 2011; US$ 196.00

    The book analyses different theories concerning the origin of Gnosticism and the use of lore from the Old Testament and Judaism in Gnostic literature and searches for an answer to the following question ? could the use of lore from the Old Testament and Judaism in Gnostic literature validate the theory that Gnosticism is of Jewish origin? more...

  • The Jewish Jesusby Peter Schäfer

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 25.95 US$ 20.76

    In late antiquity, as Christianity emerged from Judaism, it was not only the new religion that was being influenced by the old. The rise and revolutionary challenge of Christianity also had a profound influence on rabbinic Judaism, which was itself just emerging and, like Christianity, trying to shape its own identity. In The Jewish Jesus , Peter... more...

  • Fatal Embraceby Mark Braverman

    Beaufort Books 2012; US$ 18.90

    Mark Braverman shows how the Jewish quest for safety and empowerment and the Christian endeavor to atone for centuries of anti-Semitism have combined to suppress the conversations needed to bring about a just and lasting peace in the Holy Land. Fatal Embrace charts Braverman's journey as an American Jew struggling with the difficult realities of... more...

  • Studies in Modern Jewish and Hindu Thoughtby Margaret Chatterjee

    Palgrave Macmillan 1997; US$ 110.00

    The book compares modern Jewish and Hindu thought through discussing selected writers with reference to common issues treated by them, issues which are still relevant today. The writers are Mahatma Gandhi, Max Nordau, A.D. Gordon, Martin Buber, Sri Aurobindo, Rav Kook and Rabindranath Tagore. The issues include the following: the critique of civilisation,... more...

  • Reconstructing Ashkenazby David Malkiel

    Stanford University Press 2008; US$ 67.50

    Reconstructing Ashkenaz shows that, contrary to traditional historical accounts, the Jews of western Europe in the High Middle Ages were not a society of saints and martyrs. more...

  • The Origins of Anti-Semitismby John G. Gager

    Oxford University Press 1985; US$ 49.99 US$ 42.99

    This revisionist reading of early anti-Judaism offers a richer and more varied picture of the Jews and Christians of antiquity. more...

  • The Virgin of Guadalupe and the Conversosby Marie-Theresa Hernández

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 27.95

     In The Virgin of Guadalupe and the Conversos, Marie-Theresa Hernández unmasks the secret lives of conversos and judaizantes and their likely influence on the Catholic Church in the New World. On a Da Vinci Code ? style quest, Hernández persisted in hunting against resistance for a trove of forgotten manuscripts at the New York Public... more...

  • The Roman Inquisition, the Index and the Jewsby Stephan Wendehorst

    BRILL 2004; US$ 123.00

    Drawing on ongoing research in the archive of the former Roman Inquisition, this volume presents new perspectives for research on the relations between the Catholic Church, Jews and Judaism and places them within the context of the extant scholarship on papal policy, censorship and the Marrano milieu. more...

  • Christian Attitudes Toward the Jews in the Middle Agesby Michael Frassetto

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 51.95

    Drawing from an equally wide range of sources-sermons, polemical texts, theological treatises, hagiographical and devotional works, and histories-the volume demonstrates the emergence of a profoundly negative image of the Jews that established many of the stereotypes of classic Christian anti-Semitism. The volume, in particular, argues that the essential... more...

  • Holy Hatredby Robert Michael

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 36.00

    Although Christianity's precise influence on the Holocaust cannot be determined and the Christian churches did not themselves perpetrate the Final Solution, Michael argues that two millennia of Christian ideas and prejudices and their impact on Christians' behaviour appear to be the major basis of antisemitism and it's apex, the Holocaust. more...