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The Insight of Unbelievers [electronic resource] : Nicholas of Lyra and Christian Reading of Jewish Text in the Later Middle Ages / Deeana Copeland Klepper.

Author/Creator:
Klepper, Deeana Copeland.
Publication:
Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2010]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource : 6 illustrations.
Series:
Jewish Culture and Contexts
Contained In:
De Gruyter University Press Library.
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De Gruyter Online.
Subjects:
Christian Hebraists -- France -- History -- 14th century.
Christianity and other religions -- Judaism -- History -- 14th century.
Judaism -- Relations -- Christianity -- History -- 14th century.
Rabbinical literature -- History and criticism.
Language:
In English.
Summary:
By carefully examining the place of Hebrew and rabbinic traditions in the Christian study of the Bible, The Insight of Unbelievers elaborates in new ways on the relationship between Christian and Jewish scholarship and polemic in late medieval Europe.
Contents:
Frontmatter
Contents
Introduction
Chapter 1. Medieval Christian Use of Hebrew and Postbiblical Jewish Texts
Chapter 2. Nicholas of Lyra, O.F.M.: Mediating Hebrew Traditions for a Christian Audience
Chapter 3. The Challenge of Unbelief: Knowing Christian Truth Through Jewish Scripture
Chapter 4. Wrestling with Rashi: Nicholas of Lyra's Quodlibetal Questions and Anti-Jewish Polemic
Chapter 5. Christian Ownership of Jewish Text: Nicholas of Lyra as an Alternative Jewish Authority
Appendix: Manuscripts Consulted Containing Nicholas of Lyra's Quaestio de adventu Christi
Notes
Bibliography
Index
Acknowledgments
Notes:
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed Mar. 30, 2016)
ISBN:
9780812200393
OCLC:
759158153
Publisher Number:
10.9783/9780812200393 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.