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A Case of Forced Apostasy?

Reflections on the Jacob Barnet affair in light of a legal ruling attributed to Maimonides

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A Case of Forced Apostasy?: Reflections on the Jacob Barnet affair in light of a legal ruling attributed to Maimonides

Analyzing the fascinating story of Jacob Barnet, a respected Jew in Oxford in 1612, who had initially agreed to convert to Christianity, in-order to become a faculty member at Oxford, but subsequently changed his mind.
Maimonides, Jewish History, Rishonim, Anus

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