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Marks of Distinction

Christian Perceptions of Jews in the High Middle Ages
  • By Irven M. Resnick
$69.95
For medieval Latin Christendom, authoritative texts such as the Bible and the writings of the Fathers of the Church provided a skeleton that gave form to Christian perceptions of Jews and Judaism. Eye-witness testimony, hearsay, reports of converts from Judaism, and the testimony of dreams, visions, and miraculous events helped fill in the body with concrete detail. In this newest work, renowned author and scholar Irven Resnick explores the additional support drawn from medieval science. Resnick presents a captivating study of long-held medieval scientific theories that predisposed Jews to certain types of offensive behavior or even to communicate certain illnesses and disease.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9780813219691
    • Manufacturer: Catholic Univ Of Amer Pr
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9780813219691
    • Publication Date: 07/01/2012
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Author: Irven M. Resnick
    • Page Count: 400
    • Weight: 1.80 pounds
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