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Published: 12 March 2017

240 Pages

8.5 x 5.3 inches

ISBN: 9780198738541

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Luther's Jews

A Journey into Anti-Semitism

Thomas Kaufmann

  • Facing up to the undeniable anti-semitism of one of the most important figures in European religious and cultural history - on the five hundredth anniversary of the Reformation which he started
  • The vexed and sometimes shocking story of Martin Luther's increasingly vitriolic attitudes towards the Jews over the course of his lifetime - set against the backdrop of a Europe in turmoil
  • Written by one of the world's leading authorities on the Reformation
  • Includes a final chapter reflecting on the baleful legacy of Luther's anti-semitism for German history in the centuries since