The Time of Salvation: Jews in Medieval Christian Literature
Christian writers in medieval Europe represented Judaism in two ways: as a dangerously retrogressive “Old Law,” and as a foreshadowing of the last days and Apocalypse to come. Why, and how?
Suzanne Akbari is Professor of English and Director of the Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Toronto. She is the author of Idols in the East: European Representations of Islam and the Orient.