This is a stunning book. I wish I had known more of this material years ago. -- Michael Novak, George Frederick Jewett Chair in Religion and Public Policy, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
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Was Pope Pius XII secretly in league with Adolf Hitler? No, says Rabbi David G. Dalinbut there was a cleric in league with Hitler: the grand mufti of Jerusalem, Hajj Amin al-Husseini. As Pope Pius XII worked to save Jews from the Nazis, the grand mufti became Hitlers staunch ally and a promoter of the Holocaust, with a legacy that feeds radical Islam today. In this shocking and thoroughly documented book, Rabbi Dalin explodes the myth of Hitlers pope and condemns the myth-makers for not only rewriting history, but for denying the testimony of Holocaust survivors, hijacking the Holocaust for unseemly political ends, and ignoring the real threat to the Jewish people. In The Myth of Hitlers Pope, youll learn: · The true history of Pope Pius XII and the Holocausthow the Catholic Church did more than any other religious body to save Jewish lives · The real history of the Church and the Nazisincluding the Nazi plan to kidnap the pope · The real agenda of the myth-makers: hijacking the Holocaust to attack the very idea of the papacyespecially the papacy of the late Pope John Paul IIas well as Christianity and traditional religion as a whole · Hitlers clericHajj Amin al-Husseini, who advised and assisted the Nazis in carrying out Hitlers Final Solution · How Pope Pius XII rescued Jewsand deserves to be called a "righteous gentile"while the grand mufti of Jerusalem called for their extermination Full of shocking and irrefutable detail, The Myth of Hitlers Pope is sure to generate controversy, and more important, to set the record straight. If you want the truth about Pope Pius XII, about the Catholic Church, the Jews, and the Holocaust, and about how the myth of Hitlers pope plays into the culture wars of our own timeand how the fact of Hitlers mufti is a vital source of radical Islam todayyou must begin here.