The Papacy, the Jews, and the Holocaust

The Papacy, the Jews, and the Holocaust

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The Papacy has long played a crucial role in western civilization. Tomany, its history and theology have seemed steeped in hostility towardthe Jews. In the post-World War II era, the initial focus was on PopePius XII's stance during the Holocaust; it soon expanded, however, tothe broader question of the papacy and the Jews. The present worktranscends the thicket of controversy and provides a historical accountof the relationship between the papacy and the Jews in the modern age, and the interaction between clerical anti-Judaism and secularanti-Semitism. In light of the polemical debate this subject has arousedduring the past half century, this is no small task. In this work, acclaimed author and historian Frank J. Coppa once again proves acapable guide to exploring the issue
Publisher: Washington, D. C. : Catholic University of America Press, c2006
ISBN: 9780813214498
0813214491
Characteristics: xx, 353 p. ; 24 cm
Other Standard Identifier: 9780813214498

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