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'A Jew in his heart': The Reception of Disraeli's Judaism

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Duration: 0:27:21 | Added: 08 Jul 2015
A dynamic exploration of shifts in historical writing about Disraeli's Judaism between the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Megan Kearney (D.Phil Candidate, Oxford) offers a few reasons for the historiographical foregrounding of Disraeli’s Jewishness as a race, as opposed to his engagement with Judaism as a religion. It also suggests how we might begin to situate Disraeli on the spectrum of Victorian belief and religious expression.

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