The Christian Polemic Against the Jews in the Middle Ages

The Christian Polemic Against the Jews in the Middle Ages

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This study offers an overview of Jewish conditions in medieval Western Christendom, and discusses the changing patterns of Christian-Jewish polemical confrontation during the 12th and 13th centuries. Dahan analyzes the common literary genres through which Christians attempted to convert Jews."show more

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  • Paperback | 90 pages
  • 124.46 x 198.12 x 12.7mm | 158.76g
  • University of Notre Dame Press
  • Notre Dame IN, United States
  • English
  • 0268008302
  • 9780268008307
  • 1,612,077

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"[A] lucid translation of a standard introduction to the subject which first appeared in French in 1991. The work is strong in its classification of the forms of polemic used..." --Year's Work In Modern Language Studies, 1999, Vol 61show more

About Gilbert Dahan

Gilbert Dahan is director of research at the Centre National de Recherche Scientifique in Paris, is also a lecturer at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes where he specializes in the religious sciences. He is an expert of Medieval Western Jewish and Christian Histories and Theologies. Jody Gladding is a freelance translator living in France.show more

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