The Marrano Legacy A Contemporary Crypto-Jewish Priest Reveals Secrets of His Double Life by Trudi Alexy

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Published by University of New Mexico Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Priests,
  • Judaism - General,
  • Religion - Judaism,
  • Simon,
  • Religion,
  • Religious life,
  • Christianity - Catholic,
  • Alexy, Trudi,
  • Jews,
  • Cultural assimilation,
  • Spain,
  • Correspondence,
  • Latin America,
  • Marranos,
  • Christianity - Catholicism

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsStanley M. Hordes (Foreword)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8167162M
ISBN 10082633055X
ISBN 109780826330550

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The Marrano Legacy chronicles the astounding, intensely personal correspondence between two strangers from different countries who shared the unusual experience of discovering in their teens that they were Jews: "Simon," a descendant of Spain's medieval Marranos who submitted to baptism to escape the Inquisition, and Trudi Alexy who survived the Holocaust when her family fled from Prague /5(10).

The Marrano Legacy chronicles the astounding, intensely personal correspondence between two strangers from different countries who shared the unusual experience of discovering in their teens that they were Jews: "Simon," a descendant of Spain's medieval Marranos who submitted to baptism to escape the Inquisition, and Trudi Alexy who survived the Holocaust when her family fled from Prague /5.

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Trudi Alexi and her book The Marrano legacy: A contemporary crypto-Jewish priest reveals secrets of his double life attempts to document parishes of Catholic churches in Latin America and the Southwest that have secretly been practicing Judaism throughout generations, both priests and parishioners.

In her book she claims priests and others. In her sixties, she began a search for the heritage she lost as a child, chronicled in two books, the award-winning The Mezuzah In The Madonna's Foot* and its sequel, The Marrano Legacy**.

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Former Marine Monsignor Anthony Morello, on sabbatical from the Vatican, returns to his Bronx, New York parish for a little R&R, but instead is drawn into a year-old plot to destroy the Papacy - a deadly plot which pits the Sicilian Mafia against ex-Mossad agents.

The book opens with the young Monsignor home in the Bronx on sabbatical from the Vatican, where he is a senior archivist, in close touch with various cardinals and other officials.

In those hallowed halls, Antony is a traditional Catholic dedicated to the Tridentine Mass, surrounded by a plethora of Modernists, but with a few allies among the.

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Trudi Alexy Trudi Alexy is the author of books such as The Mezuzah In the Madonna's Foot. Books by Trudi Alexy.

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Crypto-Judaism is the secret adherence to Judaism while publicly professing to be of another faith; practitioners are referred to as "crypto-Jews" (origin from Greek kryptos – κρυπτός, 'hidden'). The term is especially applied historically to Spanish Jews who outwardly professed Catholicism, also known as Anusim or phenomenon is especially associated with renaissance.

Inthe Alhambra Decree forced Spain’s Jewish citizens to make an unthinkable decision: convert to Christianity or leave the country. Over the next years, the saga of the conversos and Crypto-Jews — who practiced their faith in secrecy — brought them to the New World and finally to New Mexico, where their traditions melded with those of the peoples of the Southwest.

Conversos and Marranos. The terms “Marrano” and “converso” were applied in Spain and Portugal to the descendants of baptized Jews suspected of secret adherence to so, from the Latin conversus, meant literally the s origins for the term “marrano” have been suggested, which include the Hebrew marit ayin ("the appearance of the eye"), referring to the."The Other Within remains a brilliant reappraisal of modernity's birth."—Giulia F.

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(historical) A Jew who converted to Catholicism under threat or force. Synonym: crypto-Jewboor traitor.

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