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The Religions of the Book: Christian Perceptions, 1400-1660
     

The Religions of the Book: Christian Perceptions, 1400-1660

by M. Dimmock (Editor), A. Hadfield (Editor)
 
This is the first study to explore the relationship between Christianity, Judaism and Islam in the Early Modern period. Contributors debate the complicated terms in which these 'Religions of the Book' interacted. The collection illuminates this area of European culture from the late Middle Ages to the end of the Seventeenth century.

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This is the first study to explore the relationship between Christianity, Judaism and Islam in the Early Modern period. Contributors debate the complicated terms in which these 'Religions of the Book' interacted. The collection illuminates this area of European culture from the late Middle Ages to the end of the Seventeenth century.

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'...[a] compelling and innovative collection of essays.' - Mark Rankin, Modern Language Review

'...well worth reading...a welcome collection of essays on a diverse range of subjects. The editors are to be congratulated for bringing them all together in this thought provoking publication.' - Insight Turkey

'...[an] insightful collection...' - Theological Book Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230020047
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
04/03/2008
Series:
Early Modern Literature in History Series
Edition description:
2008
Pages:
213
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

ANTHONY BALE is Senior Lecturer in Medieval Studies at Birkbeck, University of London, UK
MATTHEW BIRCHWOOD is Lecturer in English Literature at Kingston University, London, UK
JERRY BROTTON is Professor of Renaissance Studies at Queen Mary, University of London, UK
PALMIRA BRUMMETT is Professor of History and Distinguished Professor of Humanities at the University of Tennessee, USA
ELIANE GLASER is an honorary research fellow at Birkbeck College, London, UK
RAPHAEL HALLETT is a Teaching Fellow in the Department of History at the University of Leeds, UK
COLIN IMBER is retired and was until 2005 a Reader in Turkish in the University of Manchester, UK
GERALD MACLEAN is currently Professor of English at the University of Exeter, UK

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