Corpus ID: 230086778

From Replacement to Elimination: Developments in Anti-Jewish Protestant Theology and the Holocaust

@inproceedings{McClenagan2020FromRT,
  title={From Replacement to Elimination: Developments in Anti-Jewish Protestant Theology and the Holocaust},
  author={Eliza McClenagan},
  year={2020}
}
  • Eliza McClenagan
  • Published 2020
  • Most scholars agree that the majority of German Protestant churches were silent in response to the persecution of the Jews in Nazi Germany; however, the so-called “German Christian” movement was different, as it enthusiastically supported the Nazis’ goals, attempting to extract “Jewish” elements from Protestant texts. This article examines both this movement and its precursors, looking at to what extent German Protestant theology was radicalized in the years leading up to the Holocaust. I argue… CONTINUE READING