Sunday, December 2, 2018

Reading the Bible in Nazi Germany

Reading the Bible in Nazi Germany: Gerhard von Rad’s Attempt to Reclaim the Old Testament for the Church*
BERNARD M. LEVINSON
Berman Family Chair of Jewish Studies and Hebrew Bible University of Minnesota
From 1933 until 1945, the Hebrew Bible and the connection between Christianity and Judaism came under attack in Nazi Germany. Gerhard von Rad defended the importance of the Old Testament in a courageous struggle that profoundly influenced his interpretation of the book of Deuteronomy.

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