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By Christopher J. Probst

The acquiescence of the German Protestant church buildings in Nazi oppression and homicide of Jews is easily documented. during this e-book, Christopher J. Probst demonstrates major variety of German theologians and clergy made use of the 16th-century writings by means of Martin Luther on Jews and Judaism to augment the racial antisemitism and non secular anti-Judaism already current between Protestants. concentrating on key figures, Probst's research makes transparent major variety of pastors, bishops, and theologians of various theological and political persuasions hired Luther's texts with substantial effectiveness in campaigning for the production of a "de-Judaized" type of Christianity. Probst indicates that even the church most important of Luther's anti-Jewish writings reaffirmed the antisemitic stereotyping that helped justify early Nazi measures opposed to the Jews.

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