At 02:30 PM 12/24/00 -0500, you wrote:
>> >judaizer is one of the patristic names for millennialists (since the jews,
>> >being so literal minded, had this quaint and quite subversive notion that
>> >the messianic era wd be on earth).
>>Could you cite a text source for this usage of "judaizer"?
>it's fairly common. jerome uses it alot. leon gry was an early writer to
>point out the phenomenon (Le millenarisme, Paris 1904). in a text from the
>tenth cn, the bishop of Auxerre refers to those who interpret the hungarian
>invasions as a fulfillment of the prophecies of Revelation as "judaizantes".
>R.B.C. Huygens, "Un témoin" [n.11], p.231, lines 94-106; letter from the
>bishop of Auxerre to the bishop of Verdun (commentary by Huygens, p.236f).
>Dated variously early tenth century, or, according to Huygens, to second
>half of the tenth ("Un témoin de la crainte de l'an 1000: La lettre sur les
>Hongrois," Latomus, 15 (1956), 224-38); considered the background of Adso's
What is the origin of the English word "judaizer" and what are the
definitions of the word given in recent centuries?
What is the origin of the Latin word "judaizantes" and what are the
definitions of the word given in major Latin dictionaries?
What is the greek term(s) which is/are translated by "judaizantes" and
What is are the dictionary definitions of the term? What are the contexts
of the use of each, (theological, historical, polemic, poetic, exegetical?
What evidence have scholars found that the words normally used to translate
the greek and latin terms have the same connotations as the modern English
What kinds of activity are classified as done by "judaizers" and how are
these the same or different from epoch to epoch?
Sincerely in Christ,
Br. Alexis Bugnolo