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Were the Popes against the Jews?

tracking the myths, confronting the ideologues

by Justus George Lawler

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Published by William B. Eerdmans in Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism,
  • Relations with Jews,
  • Christianity and antisemitism,
  • Relations,
  • Papacy,
  • Antisemitism,
  • Catholic Church,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJustus George Lawler
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM535 .L348 2011
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationxviii, 387p.
    Number of Pages406
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25032620M
    ISBN 109780802866295
    LC Control Number2011022240

    How many people know that a modern pope publicly referred to Jews as -dogs;- that two other modern popes called the Jewish religion -Satan's synagogue-; that at the beginning of the twentieth century another pope refused to save the life of a Jew accused of ritual murder, even though the pope knew the man was innocent? Lastly, how many people know that only a decade before the rise of Hitler. Buy The Popes Against the Jews 1st Edition by Kertzer, David I. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s:

    THE POPES AGAINST THE JEWS The Vatican's Role in the Rise of Modern Anti-Semitism By David I. Kertzer. pages. Knopf. $ David I. Kertzer was surprised by a number of things in the course of writing and speaking about his new book, The Popes Against the Jews: The Vatican's Role in the Rise of Modern Anti-Semitism. His book, The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara, was a finalist for the National Book Award in Nonfiction in His The Popes Against the Jews, published in , was subsequently described as "one of the most critically acclaimed and contentious books of its genre and generation."Alma mater: Brown University, Brandeis University.

    Canadian scholar, Robert A. Ventresca, and the book that was severely critiqued in this "review essay" was the present writer's Were the Popes Against the Jews? (here after WPAJ). That title, in turn, was an explicit reference to David Kertzer's The Popes Against the Jews—a book . Brown University historian David Kertzer, working from the Vatican archive, has argued in his book The Popes Against the Jews that in the 19th and early 20th centuries the Roman Catholic Church adhered to a distinction between "good antisemitism" and "bad antisemitism". The "bad" kind promoted hatred of Jews because of their descent.


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The traditional view of Popes is that they defended the life and safety of Jews, even when some Catholics were not as Christian as they should have been. Now, along comes a book by David Kertzer, The Popes against the Jews, in which he argues that far from being defenders of Jewish people, Popes of the 19th and early 20th centuries, up until.

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How many people know that a modern pope publicly referred 4/5(1). The principle aim of Lawler's book is Daniel Kertzer's "The Pope against the Jews." The thesis of Kertzer's book is that every pope from Pius IX in the midth Century to Pius XII in the s was virulently anti-Semitic and essentially caused the Holocaust by "orchestrating" an anti-Semitic campaign "out of the lime-light."5/5(2).

The principle aim of Lawler's book is Daniel Kertzer's "The Pope against the Jews." The thesis of Kertzer's book is that every pope from Pius IX in the midth Century to Pius XII in the s was virulently anti-Semitic and essentially caused the Holocaust by "orchestrating" an anti-Semitic campaign "out of the lime-light."5/5.

In his book he promises a critique of Kertzer’s The Popes Against the Jews. Yet he delivers not a critique but a meandering, uninformed, unfair, extremely tedious philippic. And nasty. Very nasty. Not to mention terribly long: Lawler’s book is almost four hundred pages long—more than one-third again as long as the book at which it takes aim.

Whatever the reason, Jews seemed to find some perverse pleasure in believing that one of them had actually become a pope. It is the feeling of triumph that a weak and persecuted minority has when it feels that somehow it has outwitted its stronger and more powerful adversary.

So the legends about Jewish popes live on until our day. Were the Popes Against the Jews?: Tracking the Myths, Confronting the Ideologues eBook: Lawler, Justus George: : Kindle Store5/5(2).

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Kertzer, Knopf,pages, $ Pius XII and the Holocaust: Understanding the Controversy. The Pope's Jews: The Vatican's Secret Plan to Save Jews from the Nazis is a book by the British author Gordon Thomas concerning the efforts of Pope Pius XII to protect Jews during the Nazi Holocaust.

The Observer reported in that "Gordon Thomas, a Protestant, was given access to previously unpublished Vatican documents and tracked down victims, priests and others who had not told.

A book that opened my eyes to the role of the church in the world wars, nobody would fool me anymore and I find myself to be more tolerant; though the revelations regarding the treatment of Jews are very horrendous -but truthful- the contents were fascinating; this is a book we all catholics should read, that would make us wonder whether we 4/5.

“Gordon Thomas's new book The Pope's Jews: The Vatican's secret Plan to Save the Jews from the Nazis, is one of the few books that accurately reflects the truth of the terrible years of the War II based on primary source documented evidence rather than unsupported accusations.

He logically assembles the jig saw puzzle of evidence and analyzes /5(35). 73 In Were the Popes against the Jews?, Lawler levels similar charges against historian John Connelly from the University of California, Berkeley in a sharp disagreement over how to interpret the Vatican's response to the Italian Fascist racial laws regulating crosses the line, and not for the first time, when he questions Connelly's “state of mind” and suggests that.

A: I show in my book that there were always people in high positions of the Church who sought more humane treatment of the Jews. For example, when the Pope was restored to power over the Papal States infollowing Napoleon’s defeat, the Vatican faced the question of whether to make the Jews go back into the ghettoes.

"In The New York Review of Books Owen Chadwick, the distinguished historian of modern Christianity, wrote that David I. Kertzer's The Popes Against the Jews 'makes a case that calls for an answer.' Until the publication of the present book that case had not been made, even though issues regarding the papacy and the Holocaust have in the past 4/5(1).In response to: 'Were The Popes Against The Jews?' from the February 6, issue To the Editors.

The above book title appeared in the “Letters” section [NYR, February 6] in response to Kevin Madigan’s that section, Edmund Levin noted that Lawler’s ."For any Catholic, the book makes profoundly uncomfortable and shameful reading. As a contribution to the rapprochement between Catholicism and Judaism, [The Popes Against the Jews] has an.

important role to play." - The Independent; Op-Ed. The Washington Post "Popes and Polemics" By Paul Baumann.