Polemical Encounters : : Christians, Jews, and Muslims in Iberia and Beyond / / ed. by Gerard Wiegers, Mercedes García-Arenal.

This collection takes a new approach to understanding religious plurality in the Iberian Peninsula and its Mediterranean and northern European contexts. Focusing on polemics—works that attack or refute the beliefs of religious Others—this volume aims to challenge the problematic characterization of...

Full description

Saved in:
Bibliographic Details
Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter Penn State University Press Complete eBook-Package 2019
Place / Publishing House:University Park, PA : : Penn State University Press, , [2021]
Year of Publication:2021
Series:Iberian Encounter and Exchange, 475–1755 ; 2
Online Access:
Physical Description:1 online resource (440 p.) :; 6 illustrations
Tags: Add Tag
No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!
Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Part I. The Medieval Iberian World
  • 1. “When I Argue with Them in Hebrew and Aramaic”: Tathlīth al-waḥdānīyah, Ramon Martí, and Proofs of Jesus’s Messiahship
  • 2. Qurʾānic Quotations in Latin: Translation, Tradition, and Fiction in Polemical Literature
  • 3. The Mudejar Polemic Taʾ yīd al-Milla and Conversion between Islam and Judaism in the Christian Territories of the Iberian Peninsula
  • 4. “Sermo ad conversos, christianos et sarracenos”: Polemical and Rhetorical Strategies in the Sermons of Vincent Ferrer to Mixed Audiences of Christians and Muslims
  • Part II. Around the Forced Conversions
  • 5. Jewish Anti-Christian Polemics in Light of Mass Conversion to Christianity
  • 6. Theology of the Laws and Anti-Judaizing Polemics in Hernando de Talavera’s Católica impugnación
  • 7. The Double Polemic of Martín de Figuerola’s Lumbre de fe contra el Alcorán
  • 8. Art of Conversion? The Visual Policies of the Jesuits, Dominicans, and Mercedarians in Valencia
  • 9. Marcos Dobelio’s Polemics against the Authenticity of the Granadan Lead Books in Light of the Original Arabic Sources
  • Part III. Mediterranean and European Transfers
  • 10. Prisons and Polemics: Captivity, Confinement, and Medieval Interreligious Encounter
  • 11. The Libre de bons amonestaments by ʿAbd Allāh al-Tarjumān: A Guidebook for Old and New Christians
  • 12. Poetics and Polemics: Ibrahim Taybili’s Anti-Christian Polemical Treatise in Verse
  • 13 Torah Alone: Protestantism as Model and Target of Sephardi Religious Polemics in the Early Modern Netherlands
  • Bibliography
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Index