Forced Baptism - Histories of Jews, Christians, and Converts in Papal Rome
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Forced Baptism - Histories of Jews, Christians, and Converts in Papal Rome

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ISBN-13:
9780520254510
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
11.11.2011
Seiten:
312
Autor:
Marina Caffiero
Gewicht:
607 g
Format:
230x161x27 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:
Preface 1. Negotiated Relations: Popes, the Church, the Jews 2. Favor fidei: The Birth of a New Jurisprudence 3. Offerings of Jewish Infants to the Catholic Faith 4. Cruel Grandparents 5. Denunciations and Retractions 6. Baptisms, Doctrines, Rites, and Symbols 7. Plural Identities: Neophytes Male and Female Abbreviations Notes Bibliography Index
Makes use of archival sources to reexamine the Roman Catholic Church's policy, from the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries, of coercing the Jews of Rome into converting to Christianity. This title documents the regularity with which Jews were abducted from the Roman ghetto and pressured to accept baptism.