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  title={Martin Luther's Anti-Judaism and Its Political Significance},
  author={Jarrett A. Carty},
  journal={Antisemitism Studies},
  pages={317 - 342}
Abstract:This study argues that Luther's treatise On the Jews and Their Lies demonstrates a consistently held anti-Judaism defined by a refusal to accept that Jews could remain in the world as Jews in the face of the Christian gospel. This basic anti-Judaism informed his violent polemics and his supposed "friendly" work on the Jews written earlier when he believed they would soon be converted. His anti-Judaism was integrated with his political thought. Spiritually, the Jews were the worst of… 

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