By M. Mazzenga
This book examines how American Protestants, Catholics and Jews answered to the persecution of Jews in Germany and German-occupied territory within the Nineteen Thirties. The essays specialize in American non secular responses to Kristallnacht and characterize the 1st exam of multi-religious staff responses to the beginnings of the Holocaust.
Read Online or Download American Religious Responses to Kristallnacht PDF
Best judaism books
It is a re-upload of a corrupt model extant at the site.
In The Formation of the Hebrew Bible David Carr rethinks either the tools and old orientation issues for study into the expansion of the Hebrew Bible into its current shape. construction on his earlier paintings, Writing at the capsule of the center (Oxford, 2005), he explores either the chances and bounds of reconstruction of pre-stages of the Bible. the strategy he advocates is a ''methodologically modest'' research of these pre-stages, using standards and types derived from his survey of documented examples of textual revision within the historic close to East. the result's a brand new photograph of the formation of the Hebrew Bible, with insights at the preliminary emergence of Hebrew literary textuality, the improvement of the 1st Hexateuch, and the ultimate formation of the Hebrew Bible.
the place a few have encouraged courting the majority of the Hebrew Bible in one interval, even if fairly early (Neo-Assyrian) or overdue (Persian or Hellenistic), Carr uncovers particular facts that the Hebrew Bible includes texts courting throughout Israelite historical past, even the early pre-exilic interval (10th-9th centuries). He lines the impression of Neo-Assyrian imperialism on 8th and 7th century Israelite textuality. He makes use of experiences of collective trauma to spot marks of the reshaping and number of traditions in accordance with the destruction of Jerusalem and Babylonian exile. He develops an image of assorted Priestly reshaping of narrative and prophetic traditions within the moment Temple interval, together with the stream towards eschatological and apocalyptic topics and genres. And he makes use of manuscript facts from Qumran and the Septuagint to discover clues to the ultimate literary shaping of the proto-Masoretic textual content, most probably below the Hasmonean monarchy.
Jews and Judaism in sleek China explores and compares the dynamics at paintings in of the oldest, intact and starkly contrasting civilizations in the world; Jewish and chinese language. The booklet stories how they have interaction in modernity and the way each one civilization perspectives the opposite, and analyses parts of cooperation among students, activists and politicians.
The current quantity brings jointly papers by means of across the world well known experts in Jewish background within the Roman interval. such a lot of them have been learn at a convention at Tel Aviv collage in 2009 in honour of Aharon Oppenheimer. the amount makes a speciality of a few well-defined key issues within the background of the Jews either in Judea and within the diaspora: to start with just like Jews between non-Jews and of non-Jews between Jews; questions of social and highbrow heritage, in most cases these facing the transformation that came about end result of the failed Jewish revolts opposed to Rome and pressing concerns in glossy scholarship.
Humans of the Jewish religion first arrived within the Americas in October 1492, while Christopher Columbus' 3 ships landed within the Caribbean. Fleeing the Spanish Inquisition, different Jews quickly undefined. This publication strains their trip from the early days in the United States and their participation within the progressive and Civil Wars, to the effect of worldwide conflict II and the Holocaust on Jewish lifestyles in the US.
- The Controversy Stories in the Gospel of Matthew. Their Redaction, Form and Relevance for the Relationship Between the Matthean Community and Formative Judaism (Forschungen zur Religion und Literatur des Alten und Neuen Testaments 189)
- Theodor von Mopsuestia, De incarnatione (Patristische Texte Und Studien)
- Identity Matters: John, the Jews and Jewishness (Supplements to Novum Testamentum, Vol. 118)
- Yosef Haim Brenner: A Life (Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture)
- The Pursuit of the Ideal: Jewish Writings of Steven Schwarzschild
- Elliot R. Wolfson: Poetic Thinking
Extra info for American Religious Responses to Kristallnacht
Deeply divided concerning the participation of the United States in the World War of 1914–1918 and embarrassed by the triumphalist and militaristic rhetoric of clergy during that conflict, American Protestant clergy turned decisively toward pacifism during the 1920s and early 1930s. In 1934, a survey of over 20,000 Protestant clergy sponsored by several leading denominations (Congregationalists, Baptists, Methodists, 38 Kyle Jantzen and Episcopalians) revealed that two-thirds of clergy “expressed the opinion that the Churches should not sanction or support any future war,” and declared that as individuals they would not sanction it either.
41 The Toronto Star also carried news of the rally on its front page, noting how “the main gathering was one of the most cosmopolitan Toronto has ever witnessed. S. Federal Council of Churches had been in the first two weeks following Kristallnacht, their protests were almost entirely rhetorical in nature. A few urged the American and Canadians governments Fatherhood of God & Brotherhood of Man 49 to pressure the Germans, or appealed directly to Hitler through the German ambassador Dieckhoff. Only rarely, however, did the practical matter of aid to the victims of Nazi persecution emerge as a theme.
The Situation in Germany,” by H. Schoenfeld, dated April 25, 1933. ” 20. See especially the reports by A. J. Macdonald and Bishop Batty in Chandler, Brethren in Adversity. 21. Henry Smith Leiper papers, Burke Library, Union Theological Seminary, New York: Folder, Correspondence—Federal Council of Churches 1934–39, Letter, Leiper to Cavert, en route to Copenhagen, September 2, 1933. 22. , Letter Walter Van Kirk to Leiper, March 20, 1933. 23. Letter, Siegmund-Schultze to Cavert, October 17, 1933.