RLG100 - Lecture 18 - Through all this, it's not that...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Through all this, it's not that Jewish intellectual life died out Intellectual and Creative works during medieval period - read in book Modern Judaism- P R O T ESTA N T R E F O R M A T I O N = major turning point for Christian tradition in evolution of denomination - and you would think that it would have positive effect for Jews-M A R T I N L U T H E R- priest + minister + orator who developed a great following (was in Germany); very influential-expressed appreciation for Jews-in 1553 - published a pamphlet where argued that Jesus was born a Jew - Jews are blood relations of lord and belong to Christ more than we if you go into relations - and so must be friendly towards them- as he discovered Jews were more resistant towards conversion to Christianity, and later in his life wrote much more anti-semitic literature, concluding that if they refuse to convert any longer we shouldn't bear with them any longer Until Modern Period - Enlightenment (may be on test) Jews were persecuted Englightenment...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 08/09/2011 for the course RLG 100 taught by Professor Pearly during the Spring '08 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.

Page1 / 2

RLG100 - Lecture 18 - Through all this, it's not that...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online