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Jews in the Early Modern English Imagination: A Scattered by Eva Johanna, Dr Holmberg

By Eva Johanna, Dr Holmberg

Based on go back and forth writings, spiritual historical past and well known literature, Jews within the Early smooth English mind's eye explores the stumble upon among English travelers and the Jews. whereas literary and non secular traditions created a picture of Jews as untrustworthy, even sinister, visitors got here to understand them of their many and numerous groups with wealthy traditions and fascinating life-styles. The Jew of the mind's eye encountered the Jew of city and village, in southern Europe, North Africa and the Levant. Coming from an England riven by means of spiritual disputes and infrequently via political unrest, travelers introduced their very own questions on identification, nationwide personality, spiritual trust and the standard of human family to their stumble upon with 'the scattered nation'.

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