The scientification of the "Jewish question" in Nazi Germany

"The Scientification of the "Jewish Question" under National Socialism describes the attempt of a considerable number of German scholars to counter the vanishing influence of religious prejudices against the Jews with a new antisemitic rationale. As anti-Jewish stereotypes of an old-f...

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Published in:Studies in the history of religions
Subtitles:Die Verwissenschaftligung der "Judenfrage" im Nationalsozialismus
Main Author: Junginger, Horst 1959-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Leiden Boston Brill [2017]
In: Studies in the history of religions (volume 157)
Year: 2017, Volume: 157
Series/Journal:Studies in the history of religions volume 157
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Germany / Third Reich / Judaism / Institute of higher learning / Research / Antisemitism / History 1933-1945
Further subjects:B Jews Government policy (Germany) History 20th century
B Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) (Germany)
B Antisemitism (Germany) History 20th century
B Germany Ethnic relations History 20th century
B Germany Politics and government 1933-1945
B Thesis
B National socialism and science
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Summary:"The Scientification of the "Jewish Question" under National Socialism describes the attempt of a considerable number of German scholars to counter the vanishing influence of religious prejudices against the Jews with a new antisemitic rationale. As anti-Jewish stereotypes of an old-fashioned soteriological kind had become dysfunctional under the pressure of secularization, a new, more objective explanation was needed to justify the age-old danger of Judaism in the present. In the 1930s a new research field called "Judenforschung" (Jew research) emerged. Its leading figures amalgamated racial and religious features to verify the existence of an everlasting "Jewish problem". Along with that they offered scholarly concepts for its solution"--
ISBN:9004341072