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5 Christian Belief and Rabbinic Faith

Adiel Schremer

in Brothers Estranged: Heresy, Christianity and Jewish Identity in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195383775
eISBN:
9780199777280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383775.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter raises the question whether rabbinic texts that seem to be relating to issues standing at the heart of the Jewish and Christian debate throughout the ages—such as Christology and the ... More


The Septuagint between Jews and Christians

Tessa Rajak

in Translation and Survival: The Greek Bible of the Ancient Jewish Diaspora

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199558674
eISBN:
9780191720895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558674.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter considers what the rapid scripturalization of the new Christian movement meant for Jews. The new religion was grafted on to Judaism and Christians defined themselves as the ‘new Israel’, ... More


From Reticence to Polemic

Shaye J. D. Cohen

in Why Aren't Jewish Women Circumcised?: Gender and Covenant in Judaism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520212503
eISBN:
9780520920491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520212503.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explains why the rabbis of antiquity ignore the Christian arguments based on the non-circumcision of women, while their medieval continuators saw fit to respond to them. The rabbis of ... More


Blasphemy, Curses, and Insults: Yiddish and the Jews' “Hidden Transcript”

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/9780804781930.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Christians viewed Yiddish as the private and secret language of the Jews, which explains their desire to learn it and Yiddish literature for anti-Jewish propaganda and missionary purposes. From a ... More


Medieval Exegesis and Religious Difference: Commentary, Conflict, and Community in the Premodern Mediterranean

Ryan Szpiech (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264629
eISBN:
9780823266821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264629.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Exegesis and scriptural commentary is at the heart of medieval Jewish, Christian, and Muslim traditions. Evolving in all three Abrahamic traditions as a multifaceted practice—at once social, ... More


Ibn al-Maḥrūmah’s Notes on Ibn Kammūnah’s Examination of the Three Religions: The Issue of the Abrogation of Mosaic Law

Sidney Griffith

in Medieval Exegesis and Religious Difference: Commentary, Conflict, and Community in the Premodern Mediterranean

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264629
eISBN:
9780823266821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264629.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter treats the notes (al-ḥawāshī) written by one Ibn al-Maḥrūmah in the fourteenth century, written as glosses to the Tanqīḥ al-abḥāth li-l-milal al-thalāth (An Overview of Investigations ... More


Introduction

Ryan Szpiech

in Medieval Exegesis and Religious Difference: Commentary, Conflict, and Community in the Premodern Mediterranean

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264629
eISBN:
9780823266821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264629.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This introduction lays out the key issues at stake in the study of medieval exegesis and in the comparative study of Jewish, Christian, and Muslim traditions of scriptural commentary. It frames the ... More


The Papacy and the Place of Jews in Christian Society

Rebecca Rist

in Popes and Jews, 1095–1291

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198717980
eISBN:
9780191787430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717980.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses the place of Jews in Christian society. It examines the papacy’s unequivocal condemnation of forced baptism, but also its encouragement of converts from Judaism to remain in ... More


The Anti-Muslim Discourse of Alfonso Buenhombre

Antoni Biosca i Bas

in Medieval Exegesis and Religious Difference: Commentary, Conflict, and Community in the Premodern Mediterranean

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264629
eISBN:
9780823266821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264629.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This essay studies the anti-Muslim discourse of Alfonso Buenhombre, a fourteenth-century Dominican, who was the author of two anti-Jewish texts, including the Epistola Rabbi Samuelis (Epistle of ... More


Two Dominicans, a Lost Manuscript, and Medieval Christian Thought on Islam

Thomas E. Burman

in Medieval Exegesis and Religious Difference: Commentary, Conflict, and Community in the Premodern Mediterranean

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264629
eISBN:
9780823266821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264629.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter discusses the polemical efforts of the Dominican Order as it confronted Jewish and Muslim scriptural and exegetical texts in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. Burman considers the ... More


A Christianized Sephardic Critique of Rashi’s Peshaṭ in Pablo de Santa María’s Additiones ad Postillam Nicolai de Lyra

Yosi Yisraeli

in Medieval Exegesis and Religious Difference: Commentary, Conflict, and Community in the Premodern Mediterranean

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264629
eISBN:
9780823266821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264629.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter takes up the convert Pablo de Santa María’s responses (Additiones) to Nicholas of Lyra’s Postillam to the Bible. Although many critics have tried to summarize Santa María’s exegetical ... More


Why is Holiness Not Contagious?

Martin Lockshin

in Holiness in Jewish Thought

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198796497
eISBN:
9780191837760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796497.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The simple meaning of a number of biblical verses appears to be that holiness at times is contagious. In other words, contact with something holy can transfer that holiness to another item. Many ... More


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