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"The Tragic Couple" : Encounters Between Jews and Jesuits.

Author: James Bernauer
Publisher: Brill, 2013.
Series: Studies in the history of Christian traditions.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Tragic Couple is the first book length examination of the historical encounters between Jesuits and Jews from the modern period through the twentieth century where a special focus is placed on events leading to the Holocaust.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
History
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Bernauer
ISBN: 1306198569 9781306198561 9004260218 9789004260214 9789004260375 9004260374
OCLC Number: 865656115
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: "The Tragic Couple"; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; List of Contributors; Introduction; PART ONE: JESUITS AND NEW CHRISTIANS; 1. The Watershed of Conversion: Antonio Possevino, New Christians, and Jews; 2. Negotiated Relationships: Jesuits and Portuguese Conversos-A Reassessment; PART TWO: JESUITS, JEWS, AND MODERNITY; 3. Polemics of Confessionalization: Depictions of Jews and Jesuits in Early Modern Germany; 4. The Suppression of the Jesuits and the Enlightenment Discourse of Jewish Emancipation: Two Parallel Historical Phenomena. 5. Jesuit Influence on Italian Jewish Culture in the 16th and 17th Centuries6. From Kaifeng to Shanghai via Rome and Paris: Jesuits and the History of Judaism in China; PART THREE: HATEFUL VISIONS; 7. Visions of Hate: Jews and Jesuits in the European Feuilleton; 8. Jesuits, Jews, and Communists: Portrayals of Jesuits and other Catholic Religious in Nazi Newspapers during the Spanish Civil War, 1936-39; PART FOUR: IN THE SHADOW OF 20TH-CENTURY CATASTROPHE; A. French Conflicts; 9. French Jesuits and Action Française; 10.A Jesuit Spiritual Insurrection: Resistance to Vichy; B. Italian Struggles. 11. The Anti-Semitism of La Civiltà Cattolica Revisited12. Transforming Anti-Semitism: The Civiltà Cattolica after the Shoah (1945-65); 13. Vatican Radio and Anti-Semitism during the Second World War; 14. Pietro Tacchi Venturi, Mussolini, Pius XI, and the Jews; 15. The Jesuit Pietro Tacchi Venturi and the Rescue of Italian Jews; C. American Contrasts; 16."Correct and Christian": American Jesuit Support of Father Charles E. Coughlin's Anti-Semitism, 1935-38. 17."Accepted and Welcome": The Unlikely Response of the Jesuits at Marquette University to Jewish Applicants during the Interwar Years, 1920-4018. Joseph Bonsirven, SJ: A Pioneer of a Theologian of Judaism before Vatican II; Index.
Series Title: Studies in the history of Christian traditions.

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"The book is fascinating and generally well edited; the reality it describes is indeed largely tragic." - Matt Goldish, The Ohio State University, in: Renaissance Quarterly 67/4 (Winter 2014), pp. Read more...

 
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