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From Christian Hebraism to Jewish Studies

Johannes Buxtorf (1564-1629) and Hebrew Learning in the Seventeenth Century (Studies in the History of Christian Thought)

by Stephen G. Burnett

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Published by Brill Academic Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biblical concordances & commentaries,
  • Biography: general,
  • Jewish studies,
  • Judaism,
  • c 1500 to c 1600,
  • c 1600 to c 1700,
  • Hebraists, Christian,
  • Study and teaching (Higher),
  • Judaism And Christianity,
  • History,
  • Architecture,
  • Interior Design - General,
  • History: World,
  • Sociology,
  • Hebrew language,
  • General,
  • Buxtorf, Johann,
  • Switzerland,
  • 1564-1629,
  • 17th century,
  • Biography,
  • Buxtorf, Johann,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages318
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9083650M
    ISBN 109004103465
    ISBN 109789004103467

      Christian interest in the Hebrew language and in Jewish texts grew rapidly from the end of the fifteenth century. This phenomenon, known as Christian Hebraism, led to the publication of a wide range of texts treating a variety of subjects related to Jews and Judaism. 1 Some scholars have seen the emergence of Christian Hebraism as marking a positive shift in Cited by: 2.   Christian Hebraism in the Reformation Era (): Authors, Books, and the Transmission of Jewish Learning. Christian Hebraism in early modern Europe has traditionally been interpreted as the pursuit of a few exceptional scholars, but in the sixteenth century it became an intellectual movement involving hundreds of authors and printers and thousands of Pages:

    Christian Hebraists and the Study of Judaism in Early Modern Europe, noted scholars trace how these early modern encounters played key roles in defining attitudes toward personal, national, and religious identity in Western culture. As Christians increasingly patronized Jewish scholars, in person and in print, Christian Hebraism : Hardcover. The Reformation transformed Christian Hebraism from the pursuit of a few into an academic discipline. This book explains that transformation by focusing on how authors, printers, booksellers, and censors created a public discussion of Hebrew and Jewish texts.

    "Superb Examining the Christian study of Hebrew and Jewish texts, mostly in early modern Europe (with some medieval materials included), the contributors probe the degree of positive interactions between Jews and Christian and also uncover heretofore-hidden Jewish contributions to the Western intellectual tradition."—Choice. Christian Hebraism in the Reformation Era () by Stephen G. Burnett, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.


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From Christian Hebraism to Jewish Studies by Stephen G. Burnett Download PDF EPUB FB2

The effect of Christian Hebraism and printing in complicating the Jewishness of the Hebrew book in the 16 th and 17 th centuries is today occurring due to the internet as a vehicle of textual democratization, vernacular translations of rabbinic texts, and the fruits of academic study of Jewish texts.

What does it mean for the Jewishness of the. This book examines how Johannes Buxtorf's works helped to transform seventeenth-century Hebrew studies from the hobby of a few experts into a recognized academic discipline.

The first two chapters examine Buxtorf's career as a professor of Hebrew and as an editor and censor of Jewish books in Basel.

Successive chapters analyze his anti-Jewish polemical books, 3/5(1). From Christian Hebraism to Jewish Studies PDF Download. Download free ebook of From Christian Hebraism to Jewish Studies in PDF format or read online by Stephen G.

Burnett Published on by BRILL. This book explains how a form of 'Jewish studies' took root in Protestant universities during the seventeenth century through Johannes Buxtorf's. Adam Shear, University of Pittsburgh.

In: Journal of Jewish Studies, Vol. 65, No. 2 (Autumn ), pp. “Burnett’s book updates the scholarship on Christian Hebraism, successfully providing the evidence crucial to the study of book by: 7.

This book examines Christian ethnographic writing about the Jews in early modern Europe, offering a systematic historical analysis of this literary genre and arguing its importance for understanding both the period in general and Jewish-Christian relations in particular.

The book focuses on nearly 80 texts from Western Europe (mostly Germany) that describe the customs Pages:   The Jewish Studies Collection consists of overvolumes and over 1, journal titles, in addition to manuscripts, multi-media, microform collections, and a variety of electronic resources.

Ab titles are in Yiddish or Hebrew, with Western, Russian, and Slavic languages comprising most of the remainder. African Studies American Studies Ancient Near East and Egypt Art History Asian Studies Book History and Cartography Biblical Studies Classical Studies Education History Jewish Studies Literature and Cultural Studies Languages and Linguistics Media Studies Middle East and Islamic Studies Philosophy Cited by: An interesting chapter in the history of the early printed Hebrew book is the study of the role played by Christian hebraists.

Beginning sometime in the third quarter of the fifteenth-century, the study of the Hebrew language and especially biblical studies including rabbinic commentators increasingly became the focus of Christian scholars. A Christian Hebraist is a scholar of Hebrew who comes from a Christian family background/belief, or is a Jewish adherent of main area of study is that commonly known as the Old Testament to Christians (and Tanakh to Jews), but Christians have occasionally taken an interest in the Talmud, and Kabbalah.

The early fathers of the Christian Church got their knowledge of. This book examines how Johannes Buxtorf's works helped to transform seventeenth-century Hebrew studies from the hobby of a few experts into a recognized academic discipline.

The first two chapters examine Buxtorf's career as a professor of Hebrew and as an editor and censor of Jewish books in Basel.

Successive chapters analyze his anti-Jewish polemical books. Early modern Christian Hebraism and the myth of the Jewish or Hebrew origins of human knowledge were a direct outcome of Renaissance humanism.

The scholars who created this field of study, mostly participants in the northern Renaissance beyond the Alps, widened the original humanistic definition of classical learning beyond the Greek and Roman.

rittangel, karaism, and christian hebraism in england As noted above, Karaites were a source of fascination for Christian Hebraists. Since there had been a long Christian tradition of denigrating the Talmud and the Jews who followed it, the discovery of non-Talmudic Jews was considered a great find.

Jewish Studies Program Williams Hall, S. 36th Street, Philadelphia, PA / fax / [email protected] Christian Hebraism came to its full fruition in the seventeenth century. However, interest in Jewish and Hebraic sources had already increased during the early Renaissance, as an integral part of the renewed attention to ancient cultures, mostly Greek and Roman, as well as eastern cultures from Egypt to : Zur Shalev, Abraham Melamed, Ilana Zinguer.

Bertram's interest in analyzing the ancient Hebrew polity was the outgrowth of his earlier scholarly activity in Hebraic studies. In the same year in which he published De Politia, there appeared under his authorship three other works in the area of Hebraic studies: a comparative grammar of Hebrew and Aramaic, an elucidation of difficult biblical passages, and.

Welcome to our latest catalog, A Short List of Titles in Christian Hebraism, Published between Clicking on any image will give you a full size detailed scan of the item. Please also search our online inventory of over titles in Jewish Studies we have listed on line at This book examines Christian ethnographic writing about the Jews in early modern Europe, offering a systematic historical analysis of this literary genre and arguing its importance for understanding both the period in general and Jewish-Christian relations in particular.

The book focuses on nearly 80 texts from Western Europe (mostly Germany) that describe the customs. Get this from a library.

From Christian Hebraism to Jewish studies: Johannes Buxtorf () and Hebrew learning in the seventeenth century. [Stephen G Burnett] -- This book examines how Johannes Buxtorf's works helped to transform seventeenth-century Hebrew studies from the hobby of a few experts into a recognized academic discipline.

The first two. Get this from a library. From Christian Hebraism to Jewish studies: Johannes Buxtorf () and Hebrew learning in the seventeenth century. [Stephen G Burnett].

Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations is the open-access electronic journal of the Council of Centers on Jewish-Christian Relations and is published by the Center for Christian-Jewish Learning at Boston College. The journal publishes peer-reviewed scholarship on the history, theology and contemporary realities of Jewish-Christian relations and.

From Christian Hebraism to Jewish Studies. Johannes Buxtorf (–) and Hebrew Learning in the Seventeenth Century. By Stephen G. Burnett. Pp. xii + Frontispiece. (Studies in the History of Christian Thought, ) Leiden: Brill, ISBN 90 Author: Gareth Lloyd Jones.university histories or books related to Jewish-Christian relations in early modern Germany.3 Only within the past decade have scholars addressed this facet of Reformation-era Christian Hebraism.

Johann Anselm Steiger examined the use that Johann Gerhard and Solomon Glassius made of.During the Renaissance and until the Reformation, Christian scholars became increasingly preoccupied with the interrelationship between language and religion on one hand, and philology and theology on the other hand.

This focus gave birth to a branch of Christian scholarship known as Christian Hebraism, which dealt with Hebraica and Judaica from the late fifteenth century .