By Tod Linafelt
BbWhat position may perhaps the recent testomony have performed within the cultural heritage of anti-Semitism that culminated within the Holocaust? and the way has the Holocaust in flip affected the best way we read-or should still read-the founding textual content of Christianity? even though the philosophical, moral, and theological implications of the Holocaust have bought a lot awareness lately, its implications for our practices of biblical interpretation have long past principally unexplored. In A Shadow of Glory probably the most well known modern students in bible study and Jewish studies-both Christian and Jewish, American and European-lay the foundation for a brand new post-Holocaust hermeneutics.
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Ernst Haenchen, The Acts of the Apostles, a Commentary (Philadelphia: Westminister Press, 1971),17. 11. Robert 1. Brawley, Luke-Acts and the Jews: Conflict, Apology, Conciliation (Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1987),3. In addition, see the comments of William Baird, Historyof New Testament Research, Vol. 1 (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1992),269, who notes "Had Baur been an uncritical devotee to Hegel, he would have affirmed the synthesis of the Jewish thesis and the Pauline antithesis in the accommodation of the second century.
The Institute itself was housed in a large villa in Eisenach that belonged to the church, and which today serves as the Predigerseminar for Thuringia. With the onset of the war, the Institute grew and flourished. Hitler had called for a suspension, in early 1940, of state harassment of the churches, in order to encourage total support for the war effort. The alliance with the Soviet Union undermined Rosenberg's position by forcing an end to anticommunist rhetoric, thereby weakening the power of one of the most ardent Nazi opponents of Christianity'?
S. Mclean Gilmour and H. C. Kee (Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1972), 142-143; Baird 258-269. 13. Ferdinand Christian Baur, Die sogenannten Pastoralbriefe desApostles Paulus aufs neue krtisch untersucht(Stuttgart and Tubingen: J. G. Cotta, 1835). 14. Martin Dibelius and Hans Conzelmann, The Pastoral Epistles, trans. " 15. Rudolph Bultmann, Theology of the New Testament, Vol. 2, trans. Kendrick Grobel (New York: Scribners, 1955), 186. 16. Ernst Kasernann, "Paul and early Catholicism," New Testament Questions of Today, trans.
A Shadow of Glory. Reading the New Testament After the Holocaust by Tod Linafelt