christian anti-semitism

A Rising Tide of Anti-Semitism
February 27, 2017

A reporter for The Forward, a well-known Jewish newspaper based in New York City, asked what Jews for Jesus does to combat anti-Semitism. Among other things, we explained our commitment to inform Christian friends like you about this scourge wherever it raises its ugly head.

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HITLER’S THEOLOGIANS: The Genesis of Genocide
April 4, 2007
Author: Stan Meyer

Did Hitler and his followers carry out a theology that is Christian at its roots?

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Christians Persecute Jews
January 1, 2005

Persecution in the name of Jesus is the most emotionally charged strand of the net of objections. More than anything else, many people point to Christian anti-Semitism” as a reason to dismiss Jesus. When Jewish people find themselves questioning whether Jesus might be the Messiah, thoughts of the Crusades and the Holocaust quickly rush to […]

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Guilty or Not Guilty?: The Passion, Collective Guilt and Choice
January 1, 2004
Author: Susan Perlman

Mel Gibson’s film, the Passion of Christ” provides a contemporary context for the age old question: “Who is responsible for Jesus’ death?””

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To the Jew First: A Biblical Analysis of the ‘Two-Covenant’ Theory of the Atonement
January 1, 2002
Author: Rich Robinson

By Joseph P. Gudel. Christian Research Journal (July-September 1998), pp. 36-42. The two-covenant theory has circulated for some years among non-evangelicals and even among some conservative Christians. If you’ve ever been told that Jews don’t need Jesus because they “already have a covenant with God,” then you are hearing this theory of salvation, which was […]

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Abraham Geiger and the Jewish Jesus
March 1, 1999

By Susannah Heschel. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998. xii, 317 pages. This book is the engaging story of a Jewish scholar who came to challenge the institutionalized anti-Judaism rampant in the German church establishment in the last half of the nineteenth century. Abraham Geiger was born in Germany in 1810. In addition to a […]

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Christian Antisemitism: A History of Hate
September 1, 1993
Author: Daniel Nessim

William Nicholls. New York: Jason Aaronson, 1993. XXVIII + 499 pages. $40.00 cloth. Hate” is a strong word and “anti-Semitism” is an accusation with broad implications. According to William Nicholls, Christian history is full of both. He is at least partly right. Many believers who have endeavored to share the gospel of God’s love to […]

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Christian Anti-Semitism?
January 1, 1981

Anti-Semitism is both illogical and irrational. Its bitter fruit stems from psychological, political, and religious roots. Whatever the causes, this scourge has plagued humanity for centuries. Although the term anti-Semitism was only recently coined in 1879 by the German agitator, Wilhelm Marr, it was soon applied to all forms of hostility toward Jews throughout history.1 […]

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