From Christianity to Judaism : the story of Isaac Orobio de Castro / Yosef Kaplan ; translated from the Hebrew by Raphael Loewe. [electronic resource]
- Standardized Title:
- Mi-Natsrut le-Yahadut. English
- Oxford : The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2020.
- Liverpool scholarship online.
Liverpool scholarship online
1 online resource (xv, 531 pages) : illustrations.
- Jews -- Netherlands -- Amsterdam -- Biography.
Marranos -- Spain -- Biography.
Netherlands -- Intellectual life -- 17th century.
Orobio de Castro, Isaac, approximately 1617-1687.
- In English and Hebrew.
- A biography of Isaac Orobio de Castro, a crypto-Jew from Portugal and one of the most prominent intellectual figures in the 17th century. This work sheds light on the life of a Jewish community of former Christians in Amsterdam and examines their dilemmas and attempts to create a new identity.
- Previously issued in print: 1989.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on August 13, 2020).
- Loewe, Raphael, translator.
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