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Jewish-Christian Relations in the Seventeenth Century : Studies and Documents - Johannes van den Berg

Jewish-Christian Relations in the Seventeenth Century

Studies and Documents

By: Johannes van den Berg (Editor), E. G. van der Wall (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 31st July 1988
ISBN: 9789024736171
Number Of Pages: 210

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This volume contains a number of studies on Jewish-Christian re- lations, in which special attention is given to the Netherlands and England, and the texts of some recently discovered and other rare documents in the same field. The work originates in a symposium on this subject held on 23 January 1985 at the University of Leiden under the auspices of the Sir Thomas Browne Institute for the study of Anglo-Dutch relations. Various authors have contributed to this volume. Each author is responsible for his own contribu- tion; thus, in cases of discrepancies in interpretation, orthography or method of transcription we have made no attempt at harmoni- zation. We thank all those who have made publication possible. The Stichting Dr Hendrik Muller's Vaderlandsch Fonds gave a gener- ous grant in defrayal of the cost of printing, and the Ir. F.E.D. Enschede-Stichting kindly covered the additional expenses re- sulting from the translation and editing of some of the contribu- tions. Last but not least we should like to thank Prof. R.H. Pop- kin for his stimulating interest in the publication of this volume.

Studies.- Some Aspects of Jewish-Christian Theological Interchanges in Holland and England 1640-1700.- Proto-Protestants? The Image of the Karaites as a Mirror of the Catholic-Protestant Controversy in the Seventeenth Century.- Constantijn L'Empereur's Contacts with the Amsterdam Jews and his Confutation of Judaism.- The Amsterdam Millenarian Petrus Serrarius (1600-1669) and the Anglo-Dutch Circle of Philo-Judaists.- Jacob Jehuda Leon (1602-1675) and his Model of the Temple.- Documents.- Johann Stephan Rittangel's Stay in the Dutch Republic (1641-1642).- John Covel's Letter on the Karaites (1677).- 'Without Partialitie Towards All Men': John Durie on the Dutch Hebraist Adam Boreel.- The Prefaces by Menasseh ben Israel and Jacob Judah Leon Templo to the Vocalized Mishnah (1646).- Samuel Hartlib, John Worthington and John Durie on Adam Boreel's Latin Translation of the Mishna (1659-1661).- Latin Table of Contents from the Hebrew Work of Menasseh ben Israel, Nishmat Chajjim.- Menasseh ben Israel, 'Compendium Kabbalae'.- The Restoration of the Jews: Thomas Tany to World Jewry (1653).- Philo-Semitism in the Radical Tradition: Henry Jessey, Morgan Llwyd, and Jacob Boehme.- Quakers and Jews: A Hebrew Appeal from George Fox.

ISBN: 9789024736171
ISBN-10: 902473617X
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 210
Published: 31st July 1988
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 1.09