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Letters On The Occasion Of The Political Theological Task And The Sendschreiben (Open Letter) Of Jewish Heads Of Households, Gilya Schmidt
Gilya Gerda Schmidt
With an introduction by Gilya Schmidt, editor and translator.
Translation of six letters by an anonymous author, identified as the Lutheran theologian Friedrich Schleiermacher, in response to the equally anonymous Sendschreiben by David Friedlaender in support of or contradiction to the question of Jewish emancipation. Includes historical introduction to Jewish life in Berlin.