Complicity in the Holocaust
Two institutions entrusted to foster the collective conscience and intellect of the German people are revealed to have compromised their integrity by collaborating in the Holocaust, despite the fact that Jews had been crucial in creating Christianity Jesus and Paul and enhancing German academic scholarship. Ericksen's reputation as an important authority on Nazi Germany and the Holocaust is based not only on his careful and original scholarship, but also on his insistence on moral clarity. He does not shirk from assigning individual and collective responsibility for the crimes of Nazism.
This book makes compelling reading, and will most certainly stimulate debate among its many readers. Steinweis, University of Vermont 'The book is written in a calm, fluent style, easy to read and brimming with careful research, accessible to the general reader Ericksen presents a damning case against the German Church and academy. And by pointing the finger so consistently at educational and moral leaders, he raises questions pertinent to today. Are there evils in twenty-first-century society that universities and the Church could do more to speak out against?
Ericksen's assessments of American occupation policy and post-war discourse on the role of the clergy and universities in the Holocaust are among his most crucial contributions. Christopher R.
Erickson's reputation as an important authority on Nazi Germany and the Holocaust is based not only on his careful and original scholarship, but also on his insistence on moral clarity. Alan E.
Review Article: Academic and Ecclesiastical Complicity in the Third Reich
Steinweis, University of Vermont This book deserves to be celebrated for its moral courage, lucid prose and splendid craftsmanship - in spite of its complex and emotive content, it reads with beguiling simplicity. Times Higher Education Highly recommended. Dirk Schuster, Arbeitstitel Ericksen's book is helpful because it begins the story of complicity not in , with the rise of Adolf Hitler to the chancellorship, but instead in , with the decade-long religious and ideological tumultuousness that marked the Weimar Republic.
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Charles Gallagher, German Studies Review Derek Hastings, The Catholic Historical Review 'More forcefully and uncompromisingly than any other Holocaust scholar, Ericksen argues for the importance of churches and universities to Nazi-era Germans. Toon meer Toon minder. Betrokkenen Auteur Robert P.
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