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The Holocaust, the Church, and the Law of Unintended Consequences: How Christian Anti-Judaism Spawned Nazi Anti-Semitism

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The image of Jews as "God-killers" and their refusal to convert to Christianity has fueled a long tradition of Christian intolerance, hatred, and violence. It is no surprise, then, that when Adolf Hitler advocated the elimination of Jews, he found willing allies within the Catholic Church and Christianity itself.

In this study, author Anthony J. Sciolino, himself a Catholic
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Published December 26th 2012 by iUniverse.com
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Lewis Weinstein
Sciolino provides a useful overview of a truly despicable history. In particular, he shows how the Catholic Church supported the Enabling Act of 1933 which gave Hitler dictatorial powers, and that the Church never objected to the deportation and murder of Jews in the 1940s, of which they were well aware.

For my purposes, there were several references to Cardinal Michael Faulhaber of Munich which will be helpful to me in my novel-in-progress.

Cardinal Faulhaber … is a fascinating character. In the
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Ken
I've put this down for later. I started it with enthusiasm, based on the general buzz I've heard. My interested slowed down suddenly when I read something to the effect that Jesus and his followers were uneducated. This may very well have been true for the disciples, but the record of the teaching in the temple illustrates that it was not true of Jesus. Maybe I'll get back to it and give it a second chance.
Patty Lazarus mcmullen
Very interesting topic written by a very interesting guy
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