Download PDF by Kevin P. Spicer: Antisemitism, Christian Ambivalence, and the Holocaust

By Kevin P. Spicer

In contemporary years, the masks of tolerant, secular, multicultural Europe has been shattered by way of new sorts of antisemitic crime. notwithstanding a number of the perpetrators don't profess Christianity, antisemitism has flourished in Christian Europe. during this booklet, 13 students of eu background, Jewish reports, and Christian theology research antisemitism’s insidious position in Europe’s highbrow and political lifestyles. The essays show that annihilative antisemitic concept was once no longer restricted to Germany, yet should be present in the theology and liturgical perform of such a lot of Europe’s Christian church buildings. They dismantle the declare of a contrast among Christian anti-Judaism and neo-pagan antisemitism and exhibit that, on the middle of Christianity, hatred for Jews overwhelmingly shaped the milieu of 20th-century Europe.

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