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By Kevin P. Spicer

In fresh years, the masks of tolerant, secular, multicultural Europe has been shattered through new kinds of antisemitic crime. even though a number of the perpetrators don't profess Christianity, antisemitism has flourished in Christian Europe. during this ebook, 13 students of eu historical past, Jewish reviews, and Christian theology study antisemitism’s insidious function in Europe’s highbrow and political lifestyles. The essays display that annihilative antisemitic suggestion was once now not constrained to Germany, yet might be present in the theology and liturgical perform of so much of Europe’s Christian church buildings. They dismantle the declare of a contrast among Christian anti-Judaism and neo-pagan antisemitism and convey that, on the middle of Christianity, hatred for Jews overwhelmingly shaped the milieu of 20th-century Europe.

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