By Hyam Maccoby
The topic of anti-Semitism, now not some time past regarded as a lifeless factor, has been revised a result of clash among Israel and the Palestinians. Maccoby strains the now topical dialogue of the origins of Anti-Semitism, and particularly its improvement within the smooth global. the most important questions that are addressed include:
- How is it that this medieval prejudice proved so lasting and potent?
- Are the roots of anti-Semitism spiritual? if that is so, how do those roots range in Christianity and Islam?
- By what capacity did it bridge the distance among medievalism and Enlightenment?
- How used to be it that the various most beneficial Enlightenment figures (such as Voltaire) committed as they have been to tolerance and pluralism, retained a virulent anti-Semitism?
These questions, and lots of extra, are handled as Maccoby explores the roots of the anti-Semitism, tracing it from its origins, and indicates the way it has replaced in response to the moving rules of the fashionable international yet with no altering in its essence.
Antisemitism and Modernity is key analyzing for people with pursuits within the improvement of anti-Semitism, its manifestation within the present global and its future.
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