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The Popes Against the Jews: The Vatican's Role in the Rise of Modern Anti-Semitism

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In this meticulously researched, unflinching, and reasoned study, National Book Award finalist David I. Kertzer presents shocking revelations about the role played by the Vatican in the development of modern anti-Semitism. Working in long-sealed Vatican archives, Kertzer unearths startling evidence to undermine the Churchs argument that it played no direct role in the spread of modern anti-Semitism. In doing so, he challenges the Vaticans recent official statement on the subject, We Remember. Kertzer tells an unsettling story that has stirred up controversy around the world and sheds a much-needed light on the past.

Synopsis:

A groundbreaking historical study--its chief source the Vatican's secret archives--makes irrefutably clear how anti-Semitism at the highest levels of the Catholic Church nurtured the hatred that would ultimately make the Holocaust possible.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-344) and index.

About the Author

David I. Kertzer was born in 1948 in New York City. He is Paul Dupee, Jr. University Professor of Social Science and a professor of anthropology and Italian studies at Brown University. He is the author of The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara, which was a finalist for the National Book Award. The Popes Against the Jews was a finalist for the Mark Lynton History Prize and he has twice been awarded, in 1985 and 1990, the Marraro Prize from the Society for Italian Historical Studies for the best wrok on Italian history. He and his wife, Susan, live in Providence.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375706059
Author:
Kertzer, David I.
Publisher:
Vintage Books USA
Author:
Kertzer, David I.
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Judaism
Subject:
Discrimination & Racism
Subject:
Papacy
Subject:
Christianity and antisemitism
Subject:
Christianity - History - Catholic
Subject:
Jewish - General
Subject:
Papacy -- History.
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Christianity-Church History General
Subject:
history;religion;vatican;antisemitism;holocaust;judaism
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Series Volume:
107-338
Publication Date:
20020931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
8.00x5.18x.81 in. .58 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Ethnic Studies » Racism and Ethnic Conflict
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"Synopsis" by , A groundbreaking historical study--its chief source the Vatican's secret archives--makes irrefutably clear how anti-Semitism at the highest levels of the Catholic Church nurtured the hatred that would ultimately make the Holocaust possible.
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