Marranos: The Other Within
In his long awaited work, Marranos: The Other Within. Split Identity and Emerging Modernity. Yirmiyahu Yovel tells the fascinating story of people both rejected by Jews as renegades and by Christians as Jews of impure blood. With its forced split identity, its tendency to religious dissent and secularity, the Marrano experience is also a profound meditation on dual identities and the birth of modernity.