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Among the most important studies of Hebraism in the sixteenth century are Jerome Friedman, The Most Ancient Testimony: Sixteenth-Century Christian-Hebraica in the Age of Renaissance Nostalgia (Athens, Ohio, 1983; includes avery comprehensive bibliography); G. Lloyd Jones, The Discovery of Hebrew in Tudor England: A Third Language (Manchester, 1983); Israel Baroway, “Toward Understanding Tudor-Jacobean Hebrew Studies,” Jewish Social Studies,vol. 18 (1956), pp. 3–24 (useful mainly for its bibliography); Frank Rosenthal, “The Rise of Christian-Hebraism in the 16th-Century,” Historia Judaica,vol. 7 (April, 1945), pp. 167–91. On the seventeenth century, P. T. van Rooden, Theology, Biblical Scholarship and Rabbinical Studies in the Seventeenth Century: Constantijn L’Empereur (1591–1648) Professor of Hebrew and Theology at Leiden (Leiden, 1989); Katchen, Christian Hebraists Roth, “Hebraists and Non-Hebraists”; and Stephen G. Burnett, From Christian Hebraism to Jewish Studies: Johannes Buxtorf (1564–1629) and Hebrew Learning in the Seventeenth Century (Leiden, 1996). More general studies of Christian Hebraism include: Manuel, The Broken Staff Raphael Loewe’s entry on “Hebraists, Christian (1100–1890),” Encyclopedia Judaica,vol 8 and G. H. Box, “Hebrew Studies in the Reformation Period and After: Their Place and Influence,” E. R. Bevan and C. Singer, The Legacy of Israel (Oxford, 1927), pp. 315–75. On Christian Kabbalah, see Chaim Wirszubski, Pico della Mirandola’s Encounter with Jewish Mysticism (Cambridge, MA, 1990); Joseph L. Blau, The Christian Interpretation of the Cabala in the Renaissance (New York, 1965); and F. Secret, Les Kabbalistes Chrétiens de la Renaissance (Paris, 1965).

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