Figuring racism in medieval Christianity / M. Lindsay Kaplan.

By: Kaplan, M. Lindsay [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019]Copyright date: ©2019Description: xiii, 283 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780190678241; 0190678240Subject(s): Racism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Slavery -- Religious aspects | Christianity and other religions -- Judaism | Christianity and antisemitism | Christianity and other religions -- Islam | Church history -- Middle Ages, 600-1500Additional physical formats: Online version:: Figuring racism in medieval ChristianityDDC classification: 270.3089 LOC classification: BT734.2 | .K354 2019Summary: "M. Lindsay Kaplan expands the study of the history of racism through an analysis of the medieval Christian concept of Jewish servitude. Developed through exegetical readings of Biblical figures in canon law, this discourse produces a racial status of hereditary inferiority that justifies the subordination not only of Jews, but of Muslims and Africans as well"--
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"M. Lindsay Kaplan expands the study of the history of racism through an analysis of the medieval Christian concept of Jewish servitude. Developed through exegetical readings of Biblical figures in canon law, this discourse produces a racial status of hereditary inferiority that justifies the subordination not only of Jews, but of Muslims and Africans as well"--

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