Religious Views of the Holocaust
This paper discusses the religious views of Christianity, Islam and Buddhism on the Holocaust.
# 23838 | 725 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2002 |
Published on Apr 16, 2003 in Ethnic Studies (European) , History (European - 20th Century) , Religion and Theology (General) , Holocaust Studies (General)
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This paper discusses the Christianity, Islam, and Buddhism views of the Holocaust which the author points out affected not only the Jews but also many other groups of people. The author states that many Nazi activities were sadistic torment which Christianity views as sinful; Islam does not condone torture and Buddhism vehemently opposes. The author believes that of the three religions, the reaction of Christians in Germany may be the most troublesome.
From the Paper:"Given that the Holocaust was a multicultural and multi-religious event, it is interesting to consider how some major religions might view the events. Christianity teaches that all murder is against the law of God. However, most Christian religions allow the execution of criminals by state governments. This is why we have individuals who protest executions but rarely hear about entire denominations protesting such events. So then, would Christian religions condone the events of the Holocaust because it was an event sponsored by the German government?"
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