Christianity and the Shoah
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I believe that it's this centuries-old hatred that corrupted the minds of millions of Christians and made them receptive to the message of hatred espoused by the Nazis. The Christian population of Europe was receptive to the insanity spewed by the Nazis because to them any message that conformed with their ingrained image of the hateful and hated Jews would have been accepted. Millions of people around the world were passive onlookers (at best) during the genocide because according to Christian teachings Jews, who had brought upon them a curse for killing Jesus, deserved the fate that was being meted out to them. Many thousands of people outside Germany were willing collaborators and became perpetrators because they already felt a deep hatred of Jews. A hatred that had nothing to do with the relentless racial propaganda Germans were subjected to.
Natasha, the last time I read Acts I was surprised at the antisemitism in it. A need to keep the predecessors at bay seemed to develop early among the Christian gatekeepers.