Despite the increased attention given to Hispano-Jewish topics, and the “conversos” or Crypto-Jews in particular, this is the first thorough compilation of their customs and practices. Gitlitz has culled from Inquisition documents and other sources to paint a portrait of the richness and diversity of Crypto-Jewish practices in Spain, Portugal, and the New World.
Secrecy and Deceit: The Religion of the Crypto-Jews
- From the Publisher
October 11, 2011
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