Aspects of Jewish Culture in the Middle Ages

Edited by Paul E. Szarmach

Hardcover : 9780873951654, 208 pages, June 1979

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Paul E. Szarmach

Medieval Jewry: From Within and From Without
Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi

The Adversus Judaeos Tradition in the Church Fathers: The Exegesis of Christian Anti-Judaism
Rosemary Radford Ruether

Aspects of Jewish Life in Islamic Spain
Norman A. Stillman

Two Parallel Medieval Commonplaces: Antifeminism and Antisemitism in the Hispanic Literary Tradition
Harriet Goldberg

Medieval Jewish Image: Controversies, Contributions,Conceptions
Joseph Gutmann

Why is the Grail Knight Jewish?
Leslie A. Fiedler



These are the papers and discussions of the eighth annual conference of the Center for Medieval and Early Renaissance Studies at the State University of New York, Binghamton. The topics discussed were the relationship between Jewish and medieval studies, the patristic basis for Christian attitudes on the Jews, the Hispanic literary tradition, Jewish Spain, problems in Jewish art, and myth criticism and medieval studies.