Christianity, Antisemitism, and the Holocaust

@article{Munson2018ChristianityAA,
  title={Christianity, Antisemitism, and the Holocaust},
  author={Henry Lee Munson},
  journal={Religion},
  year={2018},
  volume={9},
  pages={26}
}
  • H. Munson
  • Published 16 January 2018
  • History, Political Science
  • Religion
There is, in principle, a fundamental difference between Nazi racial antisemitism and the traditional anti-Judaism of Christianity. The church’s official view has been that conversion transforms a Jew into a Christian, whereas the Nazi view was that a Jewish convert to Christianity remained a Jew. Nevertheless, the distinction between racial and religious antisemitism has often been less clear-cut than is often claimed by those who claim that Christian churches bear no responsibility for the… 
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