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Anna Abulafia

Professor of the Study of the Abrahamic Religions
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Professor Anna Abulafia research interests are in Medieval Christian-Jewish relations within the broad context of twelfth and thirteenth-century theological and ecclesiastical developments. At the moment she is engaged in a project examining the place of Jews and Muslims in Gratian’s Decretum and its glosses. Her publications include Christians and Jews in the Twelfth-Century Renaissance (1995, paperback 2014), Christians and Jews in Dispute. Disputational Literature and the Rise of Anti-Judaism in the West (c. 1000-1150) (1998). Editor of Religious Violence between Christians and Jews: medieval roots, modern perspectives (2002) and Christian-Jewish relations, 1000-1300. Jews in the service of medieval Christendom (2011). Her general interests are interfaith and interfaith relations.

Professor Anna Abulafia is a member of the Oxford Medieval Studies Steering Committee.