BISHOP BARLOW ON THE “CASE OF THE JEWS.”
In 1692 there appeared a work entitled “Several Miscellaneous and Weighty Cases of Conscience, learnedly and judiciously resolved by the Right Reverend Father in God, Dr. Thomas Barlow, late Lord Bishop of Lincoln.”
Included in this collection of essays is “The Case of the Lawful? ness of the Toleration of the Jews.” This interesting pamphlet is not mentioned in Jacobs and Wolf’s Bibliography, but my attention was drawn to it by Mr. Lucien Wolf, who kindly lent me his copy of the book for the purpose of writing this paper.
A” case of conscience” is defined by Whewell1 as a question of conduct in which apparently conflicting duties seem at first to perplex and disturb the moral faculty, and make it necessary to trace, with a careful exclusion of everything but moral considerations, the con? sequences of the rules of morality. In form and method a “case of conscience” isBecome a member to read the full article
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- JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND. 1898—99
- DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE HISTORY OF THE JEWS IN THE THIRTEENTH CENTURY
- AARON OF LINCOLN
- BISHOP BARLOW ON THE “CASE OF THE JEWS.”
- MENASSEH BEN ISRAEL’S STUDY IN LONDON
- THE TYPICAL CHARACTER OF ANGLO-JEWISH HISTORY
- RABBI ZEVI ASHKENAZI AND HIS FAMILY IN LONDON. A CONTRIBUTION TO THE HISTORY OF THE GERMAN COMMUNITY IN LONDON,
- CROMWELL’S TOLERATION
- AMERICAN ELEMENTS IN THE RE-SETTLEMENT
- REPORT OF ADDRESS
- EARLY TRANSLATIONS AND TRANSLATORS OF THE JEWISH LITURGY IN ENGLAND
- REPORT OF THE SUB-COMMITTEE ON MOYSE’S HALL. APPOINTED BY THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND
- A FURTHER PAPER ON MOYSE’S HALL
- MOYSE HALL, BURY ST. EDMUNDS. WHENCE ITS NAME—WHAT IT WAS—WHAT IT WAS NOT
- A SURVEY OF ANGLO-JEWISH HISTORY
- THE FIRST ENGLISH JEW.
- Miscellanea. i. The Early Days of the Melbourne Community. ii. The Jews and the French Invasion, 1797. iii. Curiosities from the Records. iv. The London Jews’ Yearly Gift to the Lord Mayor. v. Isaac Alvarez, Court Jeweller. vi. Anglo-Jewish Ships’ Names. vii. A Jewish Naval Officer under the Stuarts?
- Jew Brokers of the City of London
- The Origin of the Canterbury “Treaty” of 1266
- The Family of Mordecai Hamburger and Their Association with Madras.
- The Jewish Oratories of Cromwellian London
- Bibliography of “I. A.” (Dr. Israel Abrahams, M.A., 1858—1925)
- The Jewish Money-Lender and the Charters of English Jewry in their historical setting
- Medieval Jewish MSS. in the Library of St. Paul’s Cathedral, London
- The Jews of London and the Great Plague (1665)
- The Lesser London Synagogues of the Eighteenth Century