Entangled Histories: Knowledge, Authority, and Jewish by Elisheva Baumgarten,Ruth Mazo Karras,Katelyn Mesler

By Elisheva Baumgarten,Ruth Mazo Karras,Katelyn Mesler

From Halakhic innovation to blood libels, from the institution of recent mendicant orders to the institutionalization of Islamicate paperwork, and from the advance of the inquisitorial technique to the increase of yeshivas, universities, and madrasas, the lengthy 13th century observed a great quantity of political, cultural, and highbrow adjustments in Europe and the Mediterranean basin. those have been educated via, and in flip educated, the spiritual groups from which they arose. In urban streets and govt constructions, Jews, Christians, and Muslims lived, labored, and disputed with each other, sharing and shaping their respective cultures within the method. The interplay born of those relationships among minority and majority cultures, from love and friendship to hostility and violence, will be defined as a fancy and irreducible "entanglement." The individuals to Entangled Histories: wisdom, Authority, and Jewish tradition within the 13th Century argue that this admixture of persecution and cooperation was once on the beginning of Jewish event within the center Ages.

The 13 essays are equipped into 3 significant sections, focusing in activate the exchanges between highbrow groups, at the interactions among secular and non secular professionals, and at the transmission of texts and ideas throughout geographical, linguistic, and cultural obstacles. instead of attempting to get to the bottom of the complexities of entanglement, participants search to stipulate their contours and clarify how they persevered. within the procedure, they study relationships not just between Jewish, Christian, and Muslim groups but additionally among groups inside of Judaism—those dwelling lower than Christian rule and people dwelling lower than Muslim rule, and among the Jews of southern and northerly Europe. The ensuing quantity develops a multifaceted account of Jewish existence in Europe and the Mediterranean basin at a time whilst monetary, cultural, and highbrow trade coincided with heightened interfaith animosity.

Contributors: Elisheva Baumgarten, Piero Capelli, Mordechai Z. Cohen, Judah Galinsky, Elisabeth Hollender, Kati Ihnat, Ephraim Kanarfogel, Katelyn Mesler, Ruth Mazo Karras, Sarah J. Pearce, Rami Reiner, Yossef Schwartz, Uri Shachar, Rebecca Winer, Luke Yarbrough.

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