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The Demonized Jew in Medieval Christendom

  title={The Demonized Jew in Medieval Christendom},
  author={Jessica Mendes de Luca},
  • Jessica Mendes de Luca
  • Published 2014
  • Philosophy
  • Much ink has been spilled over the term “antisemitism,” yet it still remains rather ambiguous. What one can say for certain is that the term has transformed from Anti-Judaism, the “opposition to Jewish religious tenets and doctrines,” [1] into an ‘unusual kind of hostility,’ one that is most often described as “irrational.” [2] Evidence of anti-Jewish thought can be traced back to Christianity’s earliest history, as clearly indicated in the New Testament. Although modern scholars argue that the… CONTINUE READING

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