Reading the bible in Nazi Germany: Gerhard von Rad's attempt to reclaim the old testament for the church

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)238-248
Number of pages11
JournalInterpretation- Journal of Bible and Theology
Volume62
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 2008

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