What's a Nice Girl Like You Doing with a Priest Like This? Biography, Jewish Studies, and Gentile Subjects

By Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall

Association for Jewish Studies (AJS), Spring 2007

The author writes about her doctoral thesis, a biography of French Revolution-era Catholic priest Henir Gregoire. She discusses some of the advantages of the biographical approach to history, as well as some of the advantages to studying certain non-Jewish figures in order better to understand Jewish history.

Topic: History, Antisemitism, Tolerance, Judaic Studies, Jewish Studies

Name of Publication: AJS Perspectives: The Magazine of the Association for Jewish Studies

Volume/Issue: Spring 2007

Page Number(s): 30-32

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Genre: Report

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Sepinwall, Alyssa Goldstein. What's a Nice Girl Like You Doing with a Priest Like This? Biography, Jewish Studies, and Gentile Subjects. AJS Perspectives: The Magazine of the Association for Jewish Studies. Association for Jewish Studies (AJS). Spring 2007: 30-32. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=2655


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