Seelisberg: An Appreciation

Victoria Barnett

Abstract


The 1947 Seelisberg "Address to the Churches" was a groundbreaking document in the history of Jewish-Christian relations. Its character was shaped by the personal experiences of its signers. Many of the Jewish signers had suffered directly in the Holocaust; many of the Christians had been engaged in advocacy and rescue.

Keywords


antisemitism; Jewish-Christian relations; Holocaust; ecumenical movement; rescue

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6017/scjr.v2i2.1422