Jewish Christians and Christian Jews: From the Renaissance to the Enlightenment

Jewish Christians and Christian Jews: From the Renaissance to the Enlightenment

by R.H. Popkin
     
 

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The appearance of religious toleration combined with the intensification of the search for theological truth led to a unique phenomenon in early modern Europe: Jewish Christians and Christian Jews. These essays will demonstrate that the cross-fertilization of these two religions, which for so long had a tradition of hostility towards each other, not only

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The appearance of religious toleration combined with the intensification of the search for theological truth led to a unique phenomenon in early modern Europe: Jewish Christians and Christian Jews. These essays will demonstrate that the cross-fertilization of these two religions, which for so long had a tradition of hostility towards each other, not only affected developments within the two groups but in many ways foreshadowed the emergence of the Enlightenment and the evolution of modern religious freedom.

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ISBN-13:
9789401043946
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
12/31/2013
Series:
International Archives of the History of Ideas Archives internationales d'histoire des idees Series
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1994
Pages:
218
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.48(d)

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