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The Importance of Lectionary Revisions in the Repudiation of the Defamatory Anti-Jewish Polemic in the New Testament

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By Norman A. Beck

There are many ways in which we can responsibly repudiate the most defamatory anti- Jewish texts within our specifically …

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Anti-Semitism and The New Testament

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In an article in the Journal of Ecumenical Studies, Jon Levenson asks the question, “Are there analogues to New Testament Anti-Semitism in the Hebrew Bible?” Is there demonizing and supersessionism in the Hebrew Bible? The answer he gives…

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Jesus the Jew and His Religion

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Geza Vertnes
Fellow of the British Academy,
Professor Emeritus of Jewish Studies, University of Oxford…

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Removing Anti-Judaism from the Pulpit

A new book edited by Howard Clark Kee and Irvin J. Borowsky

Reviewed by James F. Strange

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This is an important set of essays and sermons by Christian academics and pulpiteers in two parts. The first part is comprised of eight…

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The People of the Holy Week

Excerpted from a sermon by Pastor John T Galloway

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Pontius Pilate appeared before the crowd and wondered what they wanted, and the crowd cried out, “Crucify Him! Crucify Him!’…

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Recent History of the Oberammergau Passion Plays

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By Willehad Paul Eckert

In Freising, a meeting was called to respond to the critics of the Oberammergau Passion Plays, particularly regarding their …

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