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Famed medieval Jewish woman recognized with new statue
by Catherine Pepinster
Tolerance and violence in medieval Spain
Brian Catlos offers a nuanced corrective to the competing histories of Islamic rule.
by Philip Jenkins
Plenty of scholars have discussed interfaith relations in medieval Spain. What makes David Nirenberg's book distinctive is his emphasis on how each religion's self-image was shaped by its portrayal of the others.
reviewed by Philip Jenkins
reviewed by Margaret R. Miles
Margaret Bendroth and John Fea both contend that Christians need to encounter the past in all its complexity and humanity.
by John G. Turner
reviewed by Samuel Wells