Nettsider med emneord «anti-Semitism»

Publisert 24. juni 2016 13:25

In recent debates on male circumcision, among discussions of religious freedom and children’s rights, anti-Semitic stereotypes about blood and knives – familiar from centuries of prejudice – crop up almost inevitably. Analysis of anti-Semitism in Europe cannot ignore the legacy of Martin Luther, whose vitriolic attacks on sixteenth-century Jews were an undeniable influence. We can therefore ask: do we find these particular tropes – accusations of Jewish blood-thirst and cruelty – in Luther’s discussions of circumcision?