The Teaching of Disdain: An Examination of Christology and New Testament Attitudes Toward Jews

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W. Ziffer, 1990 - Christianity and antisemitism - 314 pages
Anti-Jewishness is traced to its origin in the New Testament gospels. Commentary of selected texts demonstrates their damaging effect on Jewish-Christian relations. Jesus' crucifixion, the perennial trigger for anti-Jewish attitudes & violent outbursts, is cogently explained through new linguistic insights into the texts. It is shown that Rome was solely responsible for Jesus' death. This book is highly readable & comes recommended for private use & church, seminary, synagogue & university study programs.

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