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Cursing the Christians? : a history of the Birkat HaMinim

Author: Ruth Langer
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ruth Langer offers an in-depth study of the birkat haminim, a Jewish prayer for the removal of those categories of human being who prevent the messianic redemption and the society envisioned for it.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Langer
ISBN: 9780199783175 0199783179
OCLC Number: 808596450
Description: 389 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Origins and early history: late antiquity --
Under early Islam: the period of the geonim and the Geniza --
The Birkat haminim in Europe of the High Middle Ages --
Living with censorship: early modern realities --
The modern period: changes by choice to the text --
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Appendix 1. Geniza texts of the Birkat haminim --
Appendix 2. Evidence for the Birkat haminim in the pre-Sephardized rites of the Muslim world --
Appendix 3. Uncensored Medieval European texts of the Birkat haminim --
Appendix 4. Censored texts of the Birkat haminim, 1550 to the present --
Appendix 5. Texts of the liberal movements.
Responsibility: Ruth Langer.

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This impressive study brings together almost all we know about the Jewish prayer, which was made famous by being infamous - the Birkat Haminim or 'Blessing' (though it is a curse) 'on the Minim'. ... Read more...

 
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