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By Kevin P. Spicer

ISBN-10: 0253348730

ISBN-13: 9780253348739

In contemporary years, the masks of tolerant, secular, multicultural Europe has been shattered by way of new types of antisemitic crime. notwithstanding some of the perpetrators don't profess Christianity, antisemitism has flourished in Christian Europe. during this e-book, 13 students of eu historical past, Jewish reports, and Christian theology study antisemitism’s insidious function in Europe’s highbrow and political lifestyles. The essays exhibit that annihilative antisemitic notion used to be now not constrained to Germany, yet should 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 convey that, on the middle of Christianity, hatred for Jews overwhelmingly shaped the milieu of 20th-century Europe.

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