Judaism on Trial: Jewish-Christian Disputations in the Middle Ages

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Hyam Maccoby
Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 1993 - History - 245 pages
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This book focuses on the major Jewish-Chrisian disputations of medieval Europe: those of Paris (1240), Barcelona (1263), and Tortosa (1413-14).

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About the author (1993)

The late Hyam Maccoby was Emeritus Fellow of the Leo Baeck College, London, and Visiting Professor of Jewish Studies at the University of Leeds from 1998 until his death. He published many books and articles on rabbinic literature, Jewish-Christian relations, Christian origins, and the origins of antisemitism. Among his writings are Revolution in Judaea (1980), The Sacred Executioner (1982), The Mythmaker (1986, second edition 1998), Early Rabbinic Writings (1988), Judas Iscariot and the Myth of Jewish Evil (1992), awarded the Wingate Prize, A Pariah People: The Anthropology of Antisemitism (1996), and Ritual and Morality: The Ritual Purity System and its Place in Judaism (1999).

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