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Published: 01 January 1989

556 Pages

ISBN: 9780197100608

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From Christianity to Judaism

Story of Isaac Orobio de Castro

Yosef Kaplan and Raphael Loewe

The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization in association with Liverpool University Press

A biography of Isaac Orobio de Castro, a crypto-Jew from Portugal and one of the most prominent intellectual figures in the 17th century. This work sheds light on the life of a Jewish community of former Christians in Amsterdam and examines their dilemmas and attempts to create a new identity.