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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 534.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Caroline Walker Bynum Schmitt Jean-Claude , The Conversion of Herman the Jew: Autobiography, History and Fiction in the Twelfth Century , trans. Novikoff Alex J. ( Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2010 ), 303 pp. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 40–85.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Jonathan Schorsch As a part of “Xenophilia: A Symposium on Xenophobia’s Contrary” in Common Knowledge , this essay examines the interest in, affection for, friendship with, and romanticization of Native Americans by Jews in the United States since the 1960s. The affinity is frequent among Jews...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 310.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Anna Sapir Abulafia Paula Fredriksen , When Christians Were Jews: The First Generation . ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2018 ), 272 pp. Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 When Christians were Jews, there were no Christians. Fredriksen reaches...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 323–325.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Charles Sullivan Goldberg Chad Alan , Modernity and the Jews in Western Social Thought ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2017 ), 256 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (1): 137–155.
Published: 01 January 2003
...David Nirenberg Duke University Press 2003 CK 9.1-11 Nirenberg 10/31/02 10:36 AM Page 137 ENMITY AND ASSIMILATION Jews, Christians, and Converts in Medieval Spain David Nirenberg In the year 1391, Christians...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 213–214.
Published: 01 January 2002
.... —Don Seeman Israel Jacob Yuval, Two Nations in Your Womb: Perceptions of Jews and Christians [in Hebrew] (Tel-Aviv: Am Oved, 2000), 318 pp. Social history, sadly, needs to be more than a chronicle of human cooperation. Neither can intellectual history afford the luxury of recording only...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 153.
Published: 01 January 2008
...David Nirenberg Chris Lowney, A Vanished World: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Medieval Spain (New York: Oxford University Press, 2006), 352 pp. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Gabriel Piterberg...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Mark Bauerlein Bornstein George , The Colors of Zion: Blacks, Jews, and Irish from 1845 to 1945 ( Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2011 ), 254 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 149.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Caroline Walker Bynum Kevin J. Madigan and Jon D. Levenson, Resurrection: The Power of God for Christians and Jews (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2008), 304 pp. Duke University Press 2010 Little Reviews Mark S. Schantz, Awaiting the Heavenly Country...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 106.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Gerard Wiegers Lassner Jacob , Jews, Christians, and the Abode of Islam: Modern Scholarship, Medieval Realities . ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2012 ), 336 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 508.
Published: 01 September 2016
...David Rosen Cunningham Philip A. , Seeking Shalom: The Journey to Right Relationship between Catholics and Jews . ( Grand Rapids, MI : Eerdmans , 2015 ), 288 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 256–279.
Published: 01 April 2018
...John Tolan Some of the nineteenth century’s foremost scholars of the Qur’an and hadiths were German and Hungarian Jews. For many of them, their scholarly interest in Islam was entangled with their contemporary concerns about movements of reform and emancipation in European Jewry and about...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 88–124.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Shaul Magid This contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia examines the life choices of two Jews who loved Christianity. Elijah Zvi Soloveitchik, born into an ultra-Orthodox, nineteenth-century rabbinic dynasty in Lithuania, spent much of his life writing a Hebrew commentary...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 35–55.
Published: 01 January 2018
... culture, awe regarding Muslim prosperity, and admiration of Muslim governance. The period from the invasion of the Iberian peninsula by Arab forces in 711 until the final expulsion of the “Moors” in 1492 marked the longest direct, daily contact between Muslims and Christians (and Jews) in the history...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 501–524.
Published: 01 April 2019
... explicitly nationalist positions, ascribing defined identities and “fates” to disparate peoples, and seeks to offer a “two-sided and equitable” account of the “sins” and historical “guilt” of both Russians and Jews. He seeks to establish “mutually accessible and benevolent paths along which Russian-Jewish...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 474–489.
Published: 01 August 2013
... and Jews in Christian territories, or for the outright expulsion or conversion of these groups. On the Islamic side, a number of Muslim authors voiced the claim that Muslims should emigrate from Christian territories. The article seeks to show how these polemical voices argued against known opponents...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 415–429.
Published: 01 August 2018
... together the work of ancient and medieval historians, to examine their own positions vis-à-vis the discipline of history and to reflect on its political and rhetorical aspects. The seminar, titled “Jews, Pagans, and Christians Write History in Antiquity,” was meant to question, through self-reflexive...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 128–133.
Published: 01 January 2012
... meditations and fears about Judaism (and Jews)?” © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 THE LAW OF THE GOOD NEIGHBOR Michael P. Steinberg If “Memory” — Mnemosyne — inscribes the portal to the Warburg Institute on Woburn Square, the “law of the good...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 440–467.
Published: 01 September 2017
... to characterize African affiliation with Jews with respect to three themes or phases. The first involves the figural associations, learned in Christian missionary contexts, that have influenced the adaptation of Judaism within African tribal religions. The second concerns the study and legitimization of extant...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 26–34.
Published: 01 January 2018
..., and Jews, during the years 1100–1400, shared a single “religious culture.” The editor replies by showing how the three monotheisms share a religious culture even today in Jerusalem and the Holy Land and that they are developing one as well elsewhere in the world. The author describes the progress toward...