This e-book represents a multi-disciplinary method of the matter of the Jews and the German Reformation. The contributions come from either senior and rising students, from North the US, Israel, and Europe, to make sure a breadth in standpoint. The essays during this quantity are prepared less than 4 huge headings: 1. the line to the Reformation (late medieval theology and the humanists and the Jews); 2. The Reformers and the Jews (essays on Luther, Melanchthon, Bucer, Zwingli, Calvin, Osiander, the Catholic Reformers, and the unconventional Reformers); three. Representations of Jews and Judaism (the portrayal of Judaism as a faith, pictures of the Jews within the visible arts, and in sixteenth-century German literature); and four. Jewish Responses to the Reformation. individuals comprise: Dean Phillip Bell, Jay Berkovitz, Robert Bireley, Stephen G. Burnett, Elisheva Carlebach, Achim Detmers, Yaacov Deutsch, Maria Diemling, Michael Driedger, R. Gerald Hobbs, pleasure Kammerling, Thomas Kaufmann, Hans-Martin Kirn, Christopher Ocker, Erika Rummel, Petra Schoner, Timothy J. Wengert, and Edith Wenzel."