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The Scientification of the "Jewish Question" in Nazi Germany / by Horst Junginger.

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    "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"-- Provided by publisher.
    Series
    Numen book series : studies in the history of religions, volume 157
    Studies in the history of religions ; v. 157.
    Format
    Manuscript language material
    Author/Creator
    Junginger, Horst, author.
    Published
    Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2017]
    Locale
    Germany
    Contents
    Introduction: Religion matters
    Religion, blood and race from the perspective of the study of religion
    The University of Tübingen and the Jews: From its establishment in 1477 until the end of the nineteenth century
    The Weimar Republic as zenith and turning point of Jewish emancipation: The process of institutionalization and its conclusion
    The "Jewish Question" crops up again
    The debate over a professorship for the study of the "Jewish Question"
    Antisemitism in theory and practice: "The Smoking Gun"
    The ultimate consequences of antisemitism
    In the flow of history.
    Notes
    "This book originally appeared as Die Verwissenschaftligung der "Judenfrage" im Nationalsozialismus, Darmstadt: Wissenschaftlichte Buchgesellschaft, 2011"--Title page verso.
    Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-448) and index.
    Introduction: Religion matters -- Religion, blood and race from the perspective of the study of religion -- The University of Tübingen and the Jews: From its establishment in 1477 until the end of the nineteenth century -- The Weimar Republic as zenith and turning point of Jewish emancipation: The process of institutionalization and its conclusion -- The "Jewish Question" crops up again -- The debate over a professorship for the study of the "Jewish Question" -- Antisemitism in theory and practice: "The Smoking Gun" -- The ultimate consequences of antisemitism -- In the flow of history.

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    English
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    ISBN
    9789004341074
    9004341072
    Physical Description
    xi, 456 pages : illustration ; 25 cm.

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