A Brighter Future after 2000 Years of Christian Churches vs Judaism?: Why Pope John II Apologizes

A Brighter Future after 2000 Years of Christian Churches vs Judaism?: Why Pope John II Apologizes

by Jack A. Gellman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780595010608
Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/08/2000
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction-Opening Statementvii
Point IChristianity's Campaign vs Jews and Judaism
Early Rivalry
Christian Charges vs. Jews
de-Judaizing Jesus
Point IIThe Jewishness of Jesus
Newly discovered evidence proves the Jewishness of Jesus
Recent changes in Roman Catholic and Protestant, previously adverse, thinking
Point IIIAnti-Jewish Passages in the New Testatment
Proof of inaccurate misstatements made by Paul in the New Testament to denigrate rival Judaism and thus promote Paul's Christianity
Again, the anti-Jewish passages are to turn the reader against Judaism
Point IVThe Separation of Christians from Judaism: Hostility of Christian Writers
Proof how Christian writers sowed the seeds of contempt for Jews and Judaism
False charges made against Jews
Point VRoman Catholic Actions vs Jews and Judaism
The Church becomes the State religion of the Roman Empire
Edicts and Canons vs. the Jews
Point VICruelties by the Church vs the Jewish People
Proof of Church inspired mob violence
Pogroms, Crusades, forced conversions, ghettos, expulsions, all leading to the Holocaust
Point VIIThe Hatred of Martin Luther in His Writings against the Jews
The writings of Luther inspired hatred against the Jewish people, especially among the Lutherans in Germany, making the Holocaust a more acceptable goal of some Germans
Point VIIIHope for A Brighter Future: The Roman Catholic "Nostra Aetate."
The Roman Catholic Church in Vatican II in 1965 reverses its Anti-Jewish policies of centuries
Point IXProtestant Church Bodies Issue Declarations
Protestant Churches decry theirpast actions;
Ask for a better future for and with Jews
An analysis of each Declaration
Point XWhat Now after 2000 Years?
Some invaluable comments by Christians and Jewish authorities and the author on how to implement the Declarations
Summation183
Addendum187
About the Author191
Index195

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