Demonizing the Jews Paperback

Luther and the Protestant Church in Nazi Germany

by Christopher J. Probst;

In Stock - Usually dispatched within 24 hours


Free UK delivery when you spend £10 or more

Price and Purchase

Offer price: £16.99 Free UK Delivery
Go to Basket We accept VISA, Mastercard, Paypal and Buy Now Pay Later

If you're buying for a church, school or business, why not Buy Now Pay Later?

Find Out More

Demonizing the Jews

Full Product Description

The acquiescence of the German Protestant churches in Nazi oppression and murder of Jews is well documented. In this book, Christopher J. Probst demonstrates that a significant number of German theologians and clergy made use of the 16th-century writings by Martin Luther on Jews and Judaism to reinforce the racial anti-semitism and religious anti-Judaism already present among Protestants. Focusing on key figures, Probst's study makes clear that a significant number of pastors, bishops, and theologians of varying theological and political persuasions employed Luther's texts with considerable effectiveness in campaigning for the creation of a "de-Judaized" form of Christianity. Probst shows that even the church most critical of Luther's anti-Jewish writings reaffirmed the anti-semitic stereotyping that helped justify early Nazi measures against the Jews.

Demonizing the Jews by Christopher J. Probst was published by Indiana University Press in February 2012. The ISBN for Demonizing the Jews is 9780253001009.

Go to Basket

Reviews of Demonizing the Jews

Customer reviews and testimonials Write a review

Go to Basket

Product Q&A

Got a question? No problem! Just click here to ask us about Demonizing the Jews.


Details for Demonizing the Jews

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherIndiana University Press (February 2012)
Number of Pages270
Thickness14 mm
Height229 mm
Width150 mm
Product Code4024653
Page last updated 13th August 2018
Eden is an accredited Living Wage employer