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Secret conversions to Judaism in early modern Europe

Author: Martin Mulsow; Richard Henry Popkin
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2003
Series: Brill's studies in intellectual history, 122
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This work deals with conversions to Judaism from the 16th to the 18th century. It provides six case studies by scholars on phenomena as crypto-Judaism, "judaizing", reversion of Jewish-Christian  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Mulsow; Richard Henry Popkin
ISBN: 9004128832 9789004128835
OCLC Number: 464394637
Description: 237 s.
Contents: Introduction, Martin Mulsow & Richard H. Popkin 1. George Buchanan, Crypto-Judaism, and the Critique of European Empire, Arthur Williamson 2. Can one be a True Christian and a Faithful Follower of the Law of Moses? The Answer of John Dury, Richard H. Popkin 3. "Ich will dich nach Holland schicken ...": Amsterdam and the Reversion to Judaism of German-Jewish Converts, Elisheva Carlebach 4. Judaizing in the Seventeenth Century: Francis Mercury van Helmont and Johann Peter Spath (Moses Germanus), Allison P. Coudert 5. Cartesianism, Skepticism and Conversion to Judaism. The Case of Aaron d'Antan, Martin Mulsow 6. Lord George Gordon and Cabalistic Freemasonry: Beating Jacobite Swords into Jacobin Ploughshares, Marsha Keith Schuchard Index of Names
Series Title: Brill's studies in intellectual history, 122
Responsibility: edited by Martin Mulsow and Richard H. Popkin

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