By Kevin P. Spicer
In contemporary years, the masks of tolerant, secular, multicultural Europe has been shattered through new types of antisemitic crime. although some of the perpetrators don't profess Christianity, antisemitism has flourished in Christian Europe. during this publication, 13 students of eu historical past, Jewish stories, and Christian theology learn antisemitism’s insidious position in Europe’s highbrow and political existence. The essays display that annihilative antisemitic inspiration was once now not constrained to Germany, yet might be present in the theology and liturgical perform of so much 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 center of Christianity, hatred for Jews overwhelmingly shaped the milieu of 20th-century Europe.
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