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Introduction

Ruth Langer

in Cursing the Christians?: A History of the Birkat HaMinim

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199783175
eISBN:
9780199919161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199783175.003.0000
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Christian censorship of the birkat haminim destabilized a statutory Jewish prayer. Study of the history of this prayer and the polemics surrounding it provides a window onto relationships between ... More


The Catholic Church and the Jewish People: Recent Reflections from Rome

Norbert J. Hofmann and Joseph Sievers

Philip A Cunningham (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228058
eISBN:
9780823237111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228058.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book makes available in fifteen chapters English essays that mark the fortieth anniversary of the Second Vatican Council's Declaration on the Relationship of the Church to Non-Christian ... More


Introduction

Yaacov Deutsch

in Judaism in Christian Eyes: Ethnographic Descriptions of Jews and Judaism in Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199756537
eISBN:
9780199950201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756537.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

At the beginning of the sixteenth century, a long line of texts first appeared in Western Europe and made up a full-fledged literary genre—ethnographies about the Jews. The crux of these works is ... More


The Holocaust’s Impact on Christian-Jewish Relations

John K. Roth

in The Failures of Ethics: Confronting the Holocaust, Genocide, and Other Mass Atrocities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198725336
eISBN:
9780191792663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725336.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Christian understandings of Judaism—better identified as misunderstandings—have produced immense suffering and sorrow. Post-Holocaust Christian understandings of Judaism are much better than they ... More


Cursing the Christians?: A History of the Birkat HaMinim

Ruth Langer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199783175
eISBN:
9780199919161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199783175.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The birkat haminim is a prayer in the weekday Jewish liturgy for the removal of those categories of humans who prevent messianic redemption. Its earliest known texts, themselves medieval, curse ... More


Conclusions

Joseph Shatzmiller

in Cultural Exchange: Jews, Christians, and Art in the Medieval Marketplace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156996
eISBN:
9781400846092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156996.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This concluding chapter explains how it was no surprise that Christian artisans did not shy away from decorating Jewish objects for devotional purposes. When exceptional situations like the movement ... More


Conclusion

in A Goy Who Speaks Yiddish: Christians and the Jewish Language in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781930
eISBN:
9780804782821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781930.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book has explored Christian literature on Yiddish in early modern Germany by focusing on two interrelated themes: Christian–Jewish polemics and intra-Christian debates. Perceptions of the ... More


Johannes Reuchlin and the Campaign to Destroy Jewish Books

David Price

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195394214
eISBN:
9780199894734
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394214.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book reconstructs the history of a major crisis in Christian–Jewish relations: the attempt to confiscate and destroy all Jewish books in Renaissance Germany. This unprecedented effort to end the ... More


1. “Impermissibly Favorable to Jews?”

David H. Price

in Johannes Reuchlin and the Campaign to Destroy Jewish Books

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195394214
eISBN:
9780199894734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394214.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter describes how campaigns agitating for the expulsion of Jews from the Holy Romany Empire collided with the nascent Christian–Hebrew movement, creating a complex setting for the intense ... More


Comparative Theology After the Shoah: Risks, Pivots, and Opportunities of Comparing Traditions

Marianne Moyaert

in How to Do Comparative Theology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278404
eISBN:
9780823280513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278404.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Marianne Moyaert shows the potentially violent nature of comparisons between Jewish and Christian scriptures by recollecting the story of the sibling rivalry between Jacob and Esau and exploring how ... More


Popes and Jews, 1095–1291

Rebecca Rist

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198717980
eISBN:
9780191787430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717980.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, European Medieval History

The book explores the nature and scope of the relationship of the medieval papacy to the Jews of western Europe through a reassessment of the evidence for papal interaction with Jewish communities. ... More


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