This quantity offers with conversions to Judaism from the sixteenth to the 18th century. It offers six case stories via top foreign students on phenomena as crypto-Judaism, "judaizing," reversion of Jewish-Christian converts and mystery conversion of non-Jewish Christians for highbrow purposes. the 1st contributions learn George Buchanan and John Dury, by way of 3 reviews of the milieu of past due seventeenth-century Amsterdam. The final essay is anxious with Lord George Gordon and Cabbalistic Freemasonry. The contributions could be of curiosity for highbrow historians, but in addition historians of political inspiration or Jewish experiences. members contain: Elisheva Carlebach, Allison P. Coudert, Martin Mulsow, Richard H. Popkin, Marsha Keith Schuchard, and Arthur Williamson.

Show description

Read Online or Download Secret Conversions to Judaism in Early Modern Europe (Brill's Studies in Intellectual History) PDF

Similar Interior Decorating books

In the Arts & Crafts Style

Arts and Crafts layout, characterised by way of fresh, sleek strains and strong workmanship with caliber fabrics, has skilled an explosion of recognition over the last decade with museums, creditors, and most people. William Morris, Gustav Stickley, and Frank Lloyd Wright are between probably the most recognized designers who produced furnishings and structure within the Arts and Crafts variety, whereas many others produced ceramics, glass, textiles, wallpaper, and silverware within the related vein.

A Place to Call Home: Tradition, Style, and Memory in the New American House

From the writer of the nice American apartment, a gorgeous new ebook at the energy of position. In his best-selling first booklet, Gil Schafer explored the features that make a home a home—architecture, panorama, and ornament. In his eagerly awaited moment publication, Schafer indicates how conventional and classical rules can mix with a feeling of position to create superbly discovered houses in quite a number types, all with the pleasing tensions of fancy and easy, earlier and current.

The Interior Design Productivity Toolbox: Checklists and Best Practices to Manage Your Workflow

Get prepared and streamline your workflow with this A-Z responsibility system.   layout is just a part of an inside designer’s job—you’re additionally liable for scheduling consumer conferences, undertaking layout surveys, growing drawings and specifications, and overseeing set up. Multiply by means of the variety of initiatives in your plate, and you have got a recipe for overwhelming disorganization.

Nomad: A Global Approach to Interior Style

During this deluxe cloth-covered variety advisor, celebrated clothier Sibella courtroom travels the area looking for eclectic idea. She explores far-flung locations and captures the essence of every in small information, unique colour palettes, beautiful textures, and conventional crafts. alongside the best way, she exhibits readers easy methods to comprise those components into interiors and the way to copy the guidelines of their personal areas.

Extra resources for Secret Conversions to Judaism in Early Modern Europe (Brill's Studies in Intellectual History)

Show sample text content

Rated 4.70 of 5 – based on 6 votes