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A Short History of Burning Books | BIBLIOCLASM

A Short History of Burning Books | BIBLIOCLASM

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In 1821 the famous German Jewish poet Heinrich Heine, who wrote in his 1821 play Almansor the famous admonition, “Dort, wo man Bücher verbrennt, verbrennt man am Ende auch Menschen”: “Where they burn books, they will also ultimately burn people.” Each of us have probably thought about burning a book we dreaded to read during […]

David Irving v Penguin Books and Deborah Lipstadt

David Irving v Penguin Books and Deborah Lipstadt

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David Irving read a book by Deborah Lipstadt on Holocaust deniers and didn’t like what he read. In the book prof. Lipstadt described him as a Holocaust denier and he considered that the implication of that description was that he wasn’t a serious historian. He was right to draw that inference. He had a practice […]

Why Study Wagner and Jesus of Nazareth

Why Study Wagner and Jesus of Nazareth

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Welcome, with me today I have Professor Richard Bell. And Richard has spent a great deal of time Investigating the links between the great 19th century composer Richard Wagner and theology.>>And today you’re going to explore with us. He’s sketches for a projected work Jesus of Nazareth. Yes Tom yes. Wagner wrote these sketches in […]

Let’s Blame The Jews

Let’s Blame The Jews

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In Europe today, one of the many unfortunate consequences of pandering to the bigotry of Muslim immigrants has been a rise in anti-Semitism, not that Europe has ever needed much encouragement on that score. And this has breathed life into a whole host of previously dormant conspiracy casualties who would love to believe that Jews […]