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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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2010
Subject:
Religion
Length:
491 words

Both *John the Baptist and Jesus had condemned their Jewish contemporaries for failing to heed their messages, following the ...

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The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Philosophy
Length:
197 words

is sometimes treated as a continuous history of prejudice and discrimination extending from the desecration of the Second Temple in ...

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A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
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187 words

Hatred of Jews or unreasonable prejudice against them; a term coined in 1875 but with the reality behind it going ...

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The Oxford Companion to German Literature (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
1,802 words

Discrimination against Jews on religious grounds was a recurrent phenomenon in the German-speaking countries, as in the rest of Europe, ...

Antisemitism

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The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
795 words

The spectacular success of Drumont's La France juive (1886) marks the beginning of antisemitism as a modern ...

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Norman Davies

The Oxford Companion to World War II

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2003

is not a concept on which there can be any general consensus. Its dictionary meaning, ‘hatred of Jews’, gives only ...

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The Oxford Companion to Crime and Mystery Writing

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
803 words

Popular attitudes ranging from noble sentiments to bigoted views have always been especially prevalent in genre fiction. In crime and ...

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The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
2,367 words

Discrimination, prejudice, bigotry, racism, and xenophobia have existed in all historical eras and in all countries, yet there is something ...

Anti-Semitism

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Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
Length:
2,698 words
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[This entry includes two subentries, an overview and a discussion of anti-Semitism in the Middle East, North Africa, and ...

Anti-Semitism.

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The Oxford Companion to United States History

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
850 words

A term coined in Germany in 1879, “Anti-Semitism” means hostility toward Jews. Rooted in Christian teachings, this antagonism dates ...

Antisemitism

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Religion
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1,805 words

hatred of the Jewish people, must be distinguished from “anti-Judaism,” which is the religious opposition to Jewish religious teachings, views, ...

Anti‐Semitism

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The Oxford Companion to the Bible

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Religion
Length:
1,569 words

Anti‐Semitism has become the term commonly used for attitudes and actions against Jews. It was coined in the 1870s by ...

Anti-Semitism

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The Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
571 words

Anti-Semitism in the United States has been characterized not so much by the violence of Russian pogroms or a Holocaust ...

Anti-semitism

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
Length:
194 words

Hostility against the Jewish people. The term was first used by Wilhelm Marr in Germany) in 1879, but prejudice ...

ANTISEMITISM

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Religion
Length:
1,471 words

hatred of and hostility toward the Jews, at times including the belief that they pose a threat to society and ...

Antisemitism

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Michael Curtis

The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
2,845 words

The term “antisemitism,” meaning hateful and hostile perceptions and persecution of Jews as individuals and as a collective group, came ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
622 words

In Byz. anti-Semitism was manifested primarily in legal, secular, and religious texts; iconography; and periodic forced baptism of Jews. The ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
340 words

Though the 19th-century term ‘anti-Semitism’ was unknown in the MA, many themes of anti-Jewish sentiment have their genesis ...

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