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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...
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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.
- Spring '08
- The Bible