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The oldest prejudice? Christian antisemitism from the Gospels to the ghettoes

Paul Hedges

Paul Hedges is Associate Professor in Interreligious Studies in the Study of Inter-Religious Relations in Plural Societies programme at RSIS, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and was previously Reader in Interreligious Studies at the University of Winchester, UK. He has published widely in interfaith areas, including Preparation and Fulfillment (2001), Christian Approaches to Other Faiths (co-edited with Alan Race, textbook: 2008; reader: 2009), Controversies in Interreligious Dialogue and the Theology of Religions (2010). He is General Editor of the multivolume series Controversies in Contemporary Religion (2014), and is on the Editorial Board of Studies in Interreligious Dialogue, and the Journal of Religious History. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Religious Hatred : Prejudice, Islamophobia, and Antisemitism in Global Context

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Introduction It would be too simplistic to trace a straight line from the Christian scriptures to the Holocaust and the deaths of around six million European Jews. However, to deny that the teachings and heritage of Christian antisemitism...

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Paul Hedges

Paul Hedges is Associate Professor in Interreligious Studies in the Study of Inter-Religious Relations in Plural Societies programme at RSIS, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and was previously Reader in Interreligious Studies at the University of Winchester, UK. He has published widely in interfaith areas, including Preparation and Fulfillment (2001), Christian Approaches to Other Faiths (co-edited with Alan Race, textbook: 2008; reader: 2009), Controversies in Interreligious Dialogue and the Theology of Religions (2010). He is General Editor of the multivolume series Controversies in Contemporary Religion (2014), and is on the Editorial Board of Studies in Interreligious Dialogue, and the Journal of Religious History. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Religious Hatred : Prejudice, Islamophobia, and Antisemitism in Global Context

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Introduction We have seen that genocide begins with words, and even if matters do not reach such extremes, lesser acts of violence and discrimination are all based in language which ferments religious hatred. Given this, the question...

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Paul Hedges

Paul Hedges is Associate Professor in Interreligious Studies in the Study of Inter-Religious Relations in Plural Societies programme at RSIS, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and was previously Reader in Interreligious Studies at the University of Winchester, UK. He has published widely in interfaith areas, including Preparation and Fulfillment (2001), Christian Approaches to Other Faiths (co-edited with Alan Race, textbook: 2008; reader: 2009), Controversies in Interreligious Dialogue and the Theology of Religions (2010). He is General Editor of the multivolume series Controversies in Contemporary Religion (2014), and is on the Editorial Board of Studies in Interreligious Dialogue, and the Journal of Religious History. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Religious Hatred : Prejudice, Islamophobia, and Antisemitism in Global Context

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Introduction When we ask if antisemitism and Islamophobia are connected, an immediate question comes to mind, which is for what purpose(s) are we asking this question? This may seem counter-intuitive, for either they are connected...

Killing for the Buddha: Islamophobia in the Buddhist world

Paul Hedges

Paul Hedges is Associate Professor in Interreligious Studies in the Study of Inter-Religious Relations in Plural Societies programme at RSIS, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and was previously Reader in Interreligious Studies at the University of Winchester, UK. He has published widely in interfaith areas, including Preparation and Fulfillment (2001), Christian Approaches to Other Faiths (co-edited with Alan Race, textbook: 2008; reader: 2009), Controversies in Interreligious Dialogue and the Theology of Religions (2010). He is General Editor of the multivolume series Controversies in Contemporary Religion (2014), and is on the Editorial Board of Studies in Interreligious Dialogue, and the Journal of Religious History. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Religious Hatred : Prejudice, Islamophobia, and Antisemitism in Global Context

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Introduction We may associate Buddhism with meditation and serene statues. Violence, we often imagine, is a facet of the ‘Abrahamic’ religions (Judaism, Christianity, and Islam) with their absolute monotheism and belief in an exclusive...

Feminists as “Saviors” of Muslim Women: The Tension between Gender Equality and Religious Rights

Shelina Kassam

Shelina Kassam is an independent scholar and teaches at the University of Toronto, Canada Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Introduction In the post 9/11 era, Muslim women have stood at the heart of Canadian media, public and political contestations about the place of religious expression in the public sphere. These narratives have included debates about “sharia...

Translating Wissenschaft: The Emergence and Self-emancipation of American Jewish Scholarship, 1860–1920

Christian Wiese

Christian Wiese holds the Martin Buber Chair in Jewish Thought and Philosophy at the Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Germany. His recent publications include Years of Persecution, Years of Extermination: Saul Friedlander and the Future of Holocaust Studies (co-editor, 2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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American Jewry : Transcending the European Experience?

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Part of the following reflections is based on my article, “Inventing a New Language of Jewish Scholarship: The Transition from German Wissenschaft des Judentums to American-Jewish Scholarship in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries...

Being Nonreligious in the United States

Caitlin Halligan

Caitlin Halligan is a doctoral student at Western Michigan University, United States Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Becoming Nonreligious In a country where Christianity is the dominant religion, with 70.6 percent of the population identifying as Christian (Pew Research Center 2015a), nonreligious individuals in the United States often face several...

Islam and the Black Experience

Atiya Husain

Atiya Husain is Assistant Professor of Law and Legal Studies at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...The Importance of the Archive For Islam and Muslims in the African diaspora in the United States, the archive is a spiritual, intellectual, and political anchor. They have mobilized it to define themselves and their realities on their own...

From Periphery to Center: American Jewry, Zion, and Jewish History after the Holocaust

American Jewry : Transcending the European Experience?

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The American Jewish Year Book of 1946, the first to appear following the Shoah, redrew the statistical map of world Jewry. “The major part of the present world Jewish population—about 5,176,000,” it disclosed, “lives in the United States...

The Good Muslim

Kayla Renée Wheeler

Kayla Renée Wheeler is Assistant Professor at Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH, United States Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...The good Muslim trope in the United States is rooted in anti-Black racism, xenophobia, Islamophobia, and classism. In constructing good Muslims who can be redeemed and assimilated into US American society, bad Muslims who pose a threat...