The Antidote to Anti-Semitism – J. Vernon McGee

The Antidote to Anti-Semitism

by Dr. J. Vernon McGee

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After the experience of the Holocaust under the Hitler regime, you would think that the world would have moved away from anti-Semitism. But fresh outbreaks are appearing in many countries. With Nazi atrocities so fresh in our minds, we are shocked and startled by this. The concentration camps and ovens of Dachau are still grim reminders of the awful thing known as anti-Semitism.

There was the wholesale slaughter of a race and of a people who numbered about seventeen million at the beginning of the Hitler regime. By the end of World War II they were reduced to eleven million. Not all of them were slain in Germany but in other countries of Europe, also. It was unparalleled in the history of the world – with two possible exceptions, as we shall see. Read More

About J. Vernon McGee

He was born in Hillsboro, Texas. He graduated with his B.D. from Columbia Theological Seminary and his Th.M. and Th.D. from Dallas Theological Seminary in Dallas. McGee’s first church was located on a red clay hill in Midway, Georgia. He served Presbyterian churches in Decatur, Georgia; Nashville, Tennessee; and Cleburne, Texas before he moved with his wife to Pasadena, California, where he accepted a position at the Lincoln Avenue Presbyterian Church.

He moved from Pasadena to Los Angeles and became the pastor of the Church of the Open Door in 1949, where he continued as pastor until 1970. McGee also served as chairman of the Bible department at the Bible Institute of Los Angeles (Biola University) and as a visiting lecturer at Dallas Theological Seminary. Read More on Wikipedia

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