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Crypto-judaism and the Spanish inquisition

by Michael Alpert

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Published by Palgrave in Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews -- Spain -- History,
  • Marranos -- Spain -- History,
  • Jewish Christians -- Spain -- History,
  • Inquisition -- Spain -- History,
  • Jews -- Persecutions -- Spain,
  • Spain -- Ethnic relations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-236) and index

    StatementMichael Alpert
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS135.S7 A5735 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 246 p. :
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17012120M
    ISBN 10033391791X, 033392792X
    LC Control Number00055669

    Imagine descendants of Jews pursued by the Spanish Inquisition, still tending the dying embers of their faith among peasant Latinos in the American Southwest. The story has obvious resonance, and. Crypto-Judaism is the secret adherence to Judaism while publicly professing to be of another faith; practitioners are referred to as "crypto-Jews" (origin from Greek kryptos - κρυπτός, 'hidden').The term crypto-Jew is also used to describe descendants of Jews who maintain some Jewish traditions of their ancestors while publicly adhering to other faiths.

    This book questions Netanyahu's hypothesis by turning to the extant trial records from Aragon's tribunal of Zaragoza, and employing them as a case study. This range of documents provides ample evidence of a true survival of Jewish ritual life and culture among the Aragonese conversos who were living and working in Zaragoza at the end of the. 1 Cecil Roth, A History of the Marranos (New York: Meridian Books, and, Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society of America, [copyright ]), p. 20; and, C. Roth, The Spanish Inquisition (New York: W. W. Norton and Co., ), p. 27; Cecil Roth, born in England in , authored numerous works of Jewish history. He began teaching at.

    Highly recommend the book The Mezuzah in the Madonna's Foot - Marranos and Other Secret Jews by Trudi Alexy, published by Harper, , paperback in Very interesting and thought provoking book, an easy read, recommended for Jewish book groups; gives a different prespective on the Holocaust, i.e., Spain's role in saving Jews during the Shoah. Although the and expulsions of unconverted Jews from Spain and Portugal were separate events from the Spanish and Portuguese Inquisitions (which was established over a decade earlier in ), they were ultimately linked, as the Inquisition eventually also led to the fleeing out of Iberia of many descendants of Jewish converts to Catholicism in subsequent generations.


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Cyrptojudaism and the Spanish Inquisition explores Spanish secret Judaism and the Inquisition, which strove to uproot the "Judaizing heresy" among baptized Jews and their descendants. Even in the 18th-century, Cryptojudaism was still prevalent, but the Inquisition finally triumphed.

This book describes the private lives of the cyrpto-Jew, as revealed in their confessions, together with their fate. Crypto-Judaism and the Spanish Inquisition, by Michael Alpert. Examines the phenomenon of crypto-Judaism, how it began and how it developed.

Relates the history of the Spanish Inquisition from the late 15th to the 18th centuries, in relation to its goal of. Summary: Examines the phenomenon of crypto-Judaism, how it began and how it developed. Relates the history of the Spanish Inquisition from the late 15th to the 18th centuries, in relation to its goal of rooting out and punishing Judaizers, i.e.

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Secret Jews-The Rise of the Inquisition Box Set: The Complex Identity of Crypto-Jews and Crypto-Judaism/An Introduction to the Spanish and Portuguese Inquisitions (1) - Kindle edition by Bejarano Gutierrez, Juan Marcos. Religion & Spirituality Kindle eBooks @ s: 3. Theresa Breslin's top 10 books about the Spanish inquisition One of the darkest periods in Spain's history provides rich pickings for writers, says.

The Spanish Inquisition by Henry Kamen is a balanced overview of this sad part of Spanish History. At plus pages the author shows the motivation behind the Spanish Inquisition and that this inquisition was just that, "Spanish."Reviews: The Tribunal of the Holy Office of the Inquisition (Spanish: Tribunal del Santo Oficio de la Inquisición), commonly known as the Spanish Inquisition (Inquisición española), was established in by Catholic Monarchs Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of was intended to maintain Catholic orthodoxy in their kingdoms and to replace the Medieval Inquisition, which was under.

Inthe Spanish Index was created, a list of European books considered heretical and forbidden in Spain, based on the Roman Inquisition’s own Index Librorum Prohibitorum.

In. By examining closely the Inquisition dossiers of four men who were tried in the Iberian peninsula or Spanish America and who developed judaizing theologies that drew from currents of Reformation.

The establishment of a local Inquisition in contributed to a more vigorous implementation of that policy, which led to an increasingly hostile attitude towards every person suspected of practicing crypto-Judaism, especially during the campaigns conducted in the s and s and again in the ’s.

Crypto-Judaism is the secret adherence to Judaism while publicly professing to be of another faith; practitioners are referred to as "crypto-Jews". The term is especially applied historically to Spanish Jews who outwardly professed Catholicism, also known as Anusim or Marranos.

The phenomenon is especially associated with renaissance Spain, following the 6 June,Anti-Jewish pogroms and the expulsion of the Jews.

To root out and punish the crypto-Jews (crypto as in concealed, hidden) they established the Spanish Inquisition, whose first tribunals were established in in Seville. Inthe practicing. "Persecution of crypto-Judaism was one of the more dramatic kinds of spectacles because they usually ended in death, especially during the early period of the Inquisition." Despite such drama, a relatively small number of crypto-Jews were tried by the Mexican Inquisition, says Stanley M.

Hordes, an adjunct research professor at the University. Crypto-Judaism is the secret practice of Jewish customs and the secret maintenance of Jewish law by people who outwardly pretend to be “good Christians.” As the westernmost region in Spain, Extremadura is an ideal location for studying the Inquisition.

Spanish Crypto-Jews, or converts to Christianity who continued practicing Judaism in secret, lost their models of faith after the expulsion of the Jews during the Spanish Inquisition. “UntilCrypto-Judaism was very close to normative Judaism, both in practice and in belief,” Gitlitz said.

Crypto-Judaism and the Spanish Inquisition. By Michael Alpert. (Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave. Pp. x, ) The nineteen chapters included in the third and final volume of this ambi tious series make a valuable contribution to Inquisition studies, although, as often happens in collective volumes of such size, not all chapters fit.Books shelved as inquisition: People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks, Incantation by Alice Hoffman, The Passion of Dolssa by Julie Berry, God's Jury: The.This book, by comparison with most others on the Spanish Inquisition, is very short, but it does introduce the reader to the reasons for it and its historical legacy.

The author summarizes the Spanish Inquisition as being " years of terror," which is an accurate description considering the horrific acts that were committed in this time s: