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Published: 15 March 2008

328 Pages | 1 halftone

ISBN: 9780199234301

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Renaissance England's Chief Rabbi: John Selden

Jason P. Rosenblatt

  • Augments our understanding of Selden as philologist and historian by examining for the first time in detail the post-biblical rabbinic and talmudic studies that constitute his most mature scholarship
  • Reveals the influence of Selden on a number of early modern poets and intellectuals, including Shakespeare, Jonson, Milton, Marvell, Harrington, Stubbe, Culverwel, and Newton
  • Supplies new information about the impact of Hebraic thought on the history of religious toleration