American religious responses to Kristallnacht / edited by Maria Mazzenga

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Subjects: Kristallnacht, 1938--Public opinion
Jews--Persecutions--Germany--Public opinion
Public opinion--United States--History--20th century
Religions--Relations--History--20th century
Antisemitism--History--20th century
Antisemitism--United States--History--20th century
Theology--United States--History--20th century
Judaism--United States--Doctrines--History--20th century
Germany--Foreign public opinion, American
United States--Religion--20th century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
LC Classification: D, DS
Table of Contents: Introduction. American Religious Groups and Kristallnacht / Maria Mazzenga 1
1. Christian and Jewish Interfaith Efforts during the Holocaust: The Ecumenical Context / Victoria Barnett 13
2. "The Fatherhood of God and Brotherhood of Man": Mainline American Protestants and the Kristallnacht Pogrom / Kyle Jantzen 31
3. Kristallnacht in Context: Jewish War Veterans in America and Britain and the Crisis of German Jewry / Michael Berkowitz 57
4. Toward an American Catholic Response to the Holocaust: Catholic Americanism and Kristallnacht / Maria Mazzenga 85
5. American Catholics Respond to Kristallnacht: NCWC Refugee Policy and the Plight of Non-Aryans / Patrick J. Hayes 111
6. Kristallnacht: The American Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Theological Response / Gershon Greenberg 145
7. Persecution, Prophecy, and the Fundamentalist Reconstruction of Germany, 1933-1940 / Matthew Bowman 183
Notes on Contributors 205
Index 207
Additional Authors: Mazzenga, Maria
Notes: LCCN: 2008055758
ISBN: 0230618065
ISBN: 9780230618060
Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description: 215 p. ; 22 cm
OCLC Number: 299703184
ISBN/ISSN: 0230618065
9780230618060

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