Eisenmenger, Johann – Entdecktes Judenthum – Erster Theil (, S., Scan, Fraktur) Johann Andreas Eisenmenger ( – ). Johann Andreas Eisenmenger (Mannheim, – Heidelberg, December 20, ) was a German Orientalist from the Electoral Palatinate. “Judaism Unmasked” – Johann Andreas Eisenmenger – Frankfurt, appears in one of our catalogs! Kedem’s world-class catalogs are renowned for their.
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For The Land and The Lord 2nd. Later scholars cite two episodes during his sojourn in Amsterdam, which may or may not be apocryphal, to account for the formation of his anti-Judaic outlook.
eiesnmenger Eisenmenger undoubtedly possessed a great deal of knowledge. From Prejudice to Destruction: Meanwhile two Jewish converts to Christianity in Berlin had brought charges against their former coreligionists of having blasphemed Jesus. Jakob Ecker, Privatdocent an der kgl. Jewish Fundamentalism in Israel 2nd ed. Pranaitis’ Talmud Unmasked, you’ve already read most of chapter 2.
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Eisenmenger belonged to the class of insects which sucks poison even out of flowers. A new edition of the Entdecktes Judenthum was published by F. Almost forty years later the original edition was released.
As a recent critic puts it: A further, if minor, element in his polemic consisted of jogann argument that Germans were iohann distinct people within Christianity, descended from the Canaaniteswhom ‘the Jews’ were intent on destroying  in accordance with Deuteronomy 7: Retrieved from ” https: Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. Precisely because of its extensive citations of original sources, in the original Hebrew with facing translations, it has long furnished antisemitic journalists and pamphleteers with their main arguments.
Council on Foreign Relations. University of Pennsylvania Press. As a devout Christian he was further scandalized by encountering anti-Christian references in rabbinical sources, material which fueled his hostility to Judaism.
He studied rabbinical literature with Jewish assistance for some 19 years both at Heidelberg and Frankfort-on-the-Mainunder the pretense, it was rumoured,  of wishing to convert to Judaism. Criticism of the Talmud. Having collected from rabbinical literature all that was calculated to bring it into disrepute and to give justification for anti-Jewish prejudices, he published his “Entdecktes Judenthum” Judaism Unmaskedwhich has remained the arsenal for detractors of Talmudic literature down to the present day.
Everybody learning Hebrew knows this, eissnmenger people learning Hebrew from the Jewish Bible, because the first word of that work in Hebrew is “bereshit,” “in the beginning. Eisenmenger’s heirs applied to the king; and the latter tried to induce the emperor to repeal the injunction against the book, but did not succeed.
From Prejudice anreas Destruction. Eisenmenger edited with Leusden the unvocalized Hebrew Bible, Amsterdam,and wrote a Lexicon Orientale Harmonicum, which to this day has not been published.
A new edition of the “Entdecktes Judenthum” was published by F. With him others worked for the same end, andeeas Jospa von Geldern, the great-grandfather of Heinrich Heine’s mother.
It is said that he was a shocked witness, into blasphemous tirades against Jesus Christ by a senior Rabbi there, identified eisenmeger some as David Lida  and that he grew indignant on finding that three Christians he met had had themselves circumcised and converted to Judaism.
While piously insisting that the Jews must not be converted by cruel methods, Eisenmenger blithely recommended abolishing their present ‘freedom in trade,’ which was making andreax ‘lords’ over the Germans. The book was designed not only to reveal to Christians the existence of elements in Jewish rabbinical thought which Eisenmenger thought injurious to the Christian faith, but also to appeal to a free-thinking secular public, and to enlightened Jews whom he wished to shock by his revelations.
Paul Lawrence Rose writes:. The Jews, who feared that the publication of this book would give additional strength to the prejudice against them, denounced it as a malicious libel; and the fact that only a year previously riots against the Jews had occurred in the diocese of Bamberg, and that in the same year July 21 a mob had eisenmengerr the nohann of the court Jew Samuel Oppenheimer in Vienna, made their opposition all the stronger.
In confidential converse with Jew, pretending that he desired to be converted to Judaism, and in the profound study of their literature, which he learned from them, he sought only the dark side of both.
A Goy Who Speaks Yiddish: King Frederick William I took the matter very seriously, and ordered an investigation. Second we have a lot of room to doubt that Eisenmenger understood Hebrew.
Johann Andreas Eisenmenger
Eisenmenger’s heirs applied to the king; and the latter tried to induce the emperor to repeal the injunction against the book, but did not succeed. For nineteen years he studied rabbinical literature assisted by Jews, first in Heidelberg and afterward in Frankfort-on-the-Mainpretending, according to some accounts, that he desired to be converted to Judaism.
According to one report written some decades later, the Jews had offered Eisenmenger the sum of 12, florins if he would suppress his work; but he was rumored to have demanded 30, florins, ostensibly in compensation for eisenmengr considerable outlay from his own savings which the publication of the book had caused him to pony up. This article’s lead section does not adequately summarize key points of its contents.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He eventually mastered HebrewArabic and Aramaic. What are often challenged are the many inferences he made from these texts, his tearing of citations from eisenmemger context, the correctness of specific interpretations and, more importantly, his use of a relatively small number of texts within the huge chain of rabbinical commentary to characterise Judaism as a whole. Topics EisenmengerJudentum.
The anecdote perhaps is intended to suggest that the success of the Jewish request for the book’s suppression depended on its association with the Jesuits’ criticism .
An intended sojourn in Palestine was interrupted by andreaw death of his sponsor inwho died in August of that year.
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The Lutheran biblical scholar Franz Delitzsch subjected Rohling’s book to a close examination and found that he not only drew on Eisenmenger, but introduced many significant distortions. It is said that he was a witness, into “otherwise unknown” attacks against Christianity by a senior rabbi there, identified as David Lida,  and that he grew indignant on finding that three Christians he met had had themselves circumcised and converted to Judaism.
Having collected citations from Hebrew books and rabbinical tracts, he published his Entdecktes Judenthum Judaism Unmaskedwhich has remained the arsenal for detractors of Talmudic literature down to the present day. Eisenmenger undoubtedly possessed a great deal of knowledge.