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The Jews and the Reformation

Kenneth Austin


This book examines the attitudes of various Christian groups in the Protestant and Catholic Reformations towards Jews, the Hebrew language, and Jewish learning. Martin Luther's writings are notorious, but Reformation attitudes were much more varied and nuanced than these might lead us to believe. The book has much to tell us about the Reformation and its priorities, and it has important implications for how we think about religious pluralism more broadly. The book begins by focusing on the impact and various forms of the Reformation on the Jews and pays close attention to the global perspectiv ... More

Keywords: Catholic attitudes, Protestant attitudes, Catholic Reformation, Protestant Reformation, Jews, Judaism, European Reformation, Hebrew language, Jewish learning, religious pluralism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780300186291
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: January 2021 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300186291.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kenneth Austin, author
University of Bristol