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Judaizers

 

(in Russian, zhidovstvuiushchie), the Orthodox Church’s name for one of the heresies in Russia in the second half of the 15th and early 16th century. The term is not used in Soviet historical science.

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Because of his fear of Judaizers, Luther feared that his emphasis on the authority of the Bible, including the Hebrew Scriptures, would spur the rise of a Judaizing movement among Protestants.
Dopico Black is at her best when tracing the illegibility of the wife's body under the presumption of adultery and its analogous relationship to the illegibility of the bodies of Judaizers and Moriscos.
Chrysostom, it seems, primarily chastised as Judaizers not those who followed a subordinationist Christian theology, but rather "Christians" who participated in "Jewish" practices.
Were the Judaizers in early Christianity attempting to avoid being regarded as apostates?
Several of fray Luis' maternal ancestors were tried by the Inquisition for heresy and apostasy as judaizers (some of them, posthumously) -- the penitential garments of his great grandmother and her sisters were still exhibited in the parish church of Belmonte when fray Luis was a child (Carrete Parrondo).
While the brief references to Judaizers oversimplify a complex issue, the examination of Chrysostom's audience highlights well its significant diversity.
According to Hamilton, the Inquisition, which had been established to deal with Judaizers, did not have the vocabulary to describe such diverse innovations in sixteenth-century spirituality as Erasmianism, Lutheranism, or even the works of Ignatius Loyola.
Rummel shows the remarkable degree of dissent in sixteenth-century society, which led contemporary writers to portray "the controversy as a battle between orthodox Christians and Judaizers, between Catholics and reformers, or between representatives of scholasticism and champions of humanism" (vii).
as a more or less unbroken spectrum across a wide front from conservative Judaizers at one end to radical Gentile Christians at the other.
Although there is some debate surrounding the issue of Jewish proselytism in the earliest Christian centuries,(23) the issue of Christian Judaizers seems to have generated less controversy.
57) Although none of them had directly denounced either Antonio Mendes Seixas or his family, such a close relationship with these alleged Judaizers would have increased the suspicion that hung over them.
He mentioned John Chrysostom's Homilies against the Judaizers as an example of supersessionism and added, "More recently, a number of Orthodox Saints have taken a strong stand against antisemitism, supersessionism etc.