Interpretations Of Shakespeare's Views On Christianity And Judaism

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Some interpretations of Shakespeare bring a new light to his viewpoints on Christianity and Judaism. “The religious themes of the work, inaccessible to Chinese people unacquainted with the minutiae of Christian doctrine and anti-semitism, allow us to see who the Chinese filled in the inaccessible Western parts of the plot with interpretation accessible to them” (Shen). An interesting viewpoint Chinese objectivity in terms of the conflict between Jews and Christians helps to exploit how much Shakespeare really used it to push his own societal and political views within his lighthearted play. One Chinese interpretation that has been made is by Professor Lian Shiqiu who stated that “‘Shakespeare does not stand on Shylock’s side and he does not
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