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Hebraica Veritas?

An Exhibition from the Collection of The Center for Judaic Studies Library

Further Reading on Christian Hebraism:

Burnett, Stephen G. From Christian Hebraism to Jewish Studies: Johannes Buxtorf (1564-1629) and Hebrew Learning in the Seventeenth-Century. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1996.

_____. "Christian Hebrew Printing in the Sixteenth Century: Printers, Humanism, and the Impact of the Reformation." Helmantica 51/154 (April 2000): 13-42.

Coudert, Allison P. The Impact of the Kabbalah in the Seventeenth Century: The Life and Thought of Francis Mercury van Helmont. Leiden: E. J. Brill,1999.

Friedman, Jerome. The Most Ancient Testimony: Sixteenth-CenturyChristian-Hebraica in the Age of Renaissance Nostalgia. Athens, OH : Ohio University Press, 1983.

Goldish, Matt. Judaism in the Theology of Sir Isaac Newton. Dordrecht and Boston: Kluwer Academic, 1998.

Hames, Chaim. The Art of Conversion: Christianity and Kabbalah in the Thirteenth Century. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 2000.

Horowitz, Elliot. "'A Different Mode of Civility': Lancelot Addison on the Jews of Barbary". In: Studies in Church History 29, Christianity and Judaism papers read at the 1991 Summer Meeting and the 1992 Winter Meeting of the Ecclesiastical History Society, edited by Diana Wood. Cambridge, Published for the Ecclesiastical History Society by Blackwell Publishers, 1992: 309-325.

Katchen, Aaron L. Christian Hebraists and Dutch Rabbis: Seventeenth Century Apologetics and the Study of Maimonides' Mishneh Torah. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ. Press, 1984.

Kessler Mesguich, Sophie. "L'enseignement de l'hebreu et de l'arameen a Paris (1530-1560) d'apres les oeuvres grammaticales des lecteurs royaux," 357-374. In: Les Origines du College de France (1500-1560). Ed. Marc Fumaroli. Paris: College de France / Klincksieck, 1998.

Kunz, Marion L., and Guillaume Postel, Prophet of the Restitution of All Things. His Life and Thought. The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1981.

Lloyd Jones, G. The Discovery of Hebrew in Tudor England: A Third Language. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1983.

Loewe, Raphael. "Hebraists, Christian," Encyclopaedia Judaica, Jerusalem / New York, 1971-1972.

Manuel, Frank. The Broken Staff: Judaism through Christian Eyes. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1992.

Modena, Leone. Les Juifs presentes aux chretiens: ceremonies et coutumes qui s'observent aujourd'hui parmi les Juifs. Ed. and trans. Richard Simon. With new introduction by Jacques Le Brun and Gedaliahu [Guy] Stroumsa. Paris : Les Belles Lettres, 1998.

Popper, William. The censorship of Hebrew books. Introduction by Moshe Carmilly-Weinberger. New York, Ktav Publishing House, 1969.

Roussel, Bernard and Gerald Hobbs. "Strasbourg et y a l'Ecole Rhenane d'Exegese (c. 1525-1540)". Bulletin de la Societe de l'Histoire du Protestantisme Francaise 135/1 (1989): 36-53.

Sonne, Isaiah, 1887-1960. Expurgation of Hebrew books--the work of Jewish scholars : a contribution to the history of the censorship of Hebrew books in Italy in the sixteenth century. New York : New York Public Library, 1943.

Steinschneider, Moritz. Christliche Hebraisten. Nachrichten uber mehr als 400 Gelehrte, welche uber nach biblisches Hebraisch geschrieben haben. Hildesheim: Dr. H. A. Gestenberg, 1973.

Van Rooden, Peter T. Theology, Biblical Scholarship and Rabbinical Studies in the Seventeenth Century: Constantijn L'Empereur (1591-1648) Professor of Hebrew and Theology at Leiden. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1989.

Wirszubski, Chaim. Pico della Mirandola's Encounter with Jewish Mysticism. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1989.

Zinguer, Ilana, ed. L'Hebreu au Temps de la Renaissance. Leiden: E. J.Brill, 1992.

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