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Secret conversions to Judaism in early modern Europe

Author: Martin Mulsow; Richard H Popkin
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2004.
Series: Brill's studies in intellectual history, v. 122.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 converts and secret conversion of non-Jewish Christians for intellectual reasons.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Secret conversions to Judaism in early modern Europe.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2004
(DLC) 2003061021
(OCoLC)53019598
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Mulsow; Richard H Popkin
ISBN: 1423712145 9781423712145 9047401840 9789047401841 9789004128835 9004128832
OCLC Number: 60842918
Description: 1 online resource (237 pages)
Contents: Introduction / Martin Mulsow and Richard H. Popkin --
George Buchanan, Crypto-Judaism, and the Critique of European Empire / Arthur Williamson --
Can one be a True Christian and a Faithful Follower of the Law of Moses? The Answer of John Dury / Richard H. Popkin --
"Ich will dich nach Holland schicken ... ": Amsterdam and the Reversion to Judaism of German-Jewish Converts / Elisheva Carlebach --
Judaizing in the Seventeenth Century: Francis Mercury van Helmont and Johann Peter Spath (Moses Germanus) / Allison P. Coudert --
Cartesianism, Skepticism and Conversion to Judaism. The Case of Aaron d'Antan / Martin Mulsow --
Lord George Gordon and Cabalistic Freemasonry: Beating Jacobite Swords into Jacobian Ploughshares / Marsha Keith Schuchard.
Series Title: Brill's studies in intellectual history, v. 122.
Responsibility: edited by Martin Mulsow and Richard H. Popkin.

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