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By Henry F. Knight

The questions posed via the Holocaust strength devoted Christians to reexamine their very own identities and loyalties in primary methods and to acknowledge the need of excising the Church's ancient anti-Jewish rhetoric from its confessional center. This quantity proposes a brand new framework of which means for Christians who are looking to stay either trustworthy and important a couple of international able to assisting such evil. the writer has rooted his severe standpoint within the midrashic framework of Jewish hermeneutics, which calls for Christians to return to phrases with the numerous different of their confessional lives. by means of bringing biblical texts and the background of the Holocaust head to head, this quantity goals at aiding Jews and Christians comprehend their very own traditions and one another's.

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