What Price Prejudice?: Christian Antisemitism in America

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Paulist Press, 1998 - History - 208 pages
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"What Price Prejudice? examines the long tradition of antisemitism by giving an overview of the history of Jewish-Christian relations. Frank Eakin's work will help Christians to reflect seriously and objectively upon history and theology - and their impact on Jewish-Christian relations." "The book is written so that it will serve for use both in the classroom and by church/synagogue groups. Discussion questions follow each chapter to stimulate discussion and encourage further reflection on the issues addressed."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
 

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Eakin (Jewish and Christian studies, Univ. of Richmond) has written an introductory text that treats some of the main issues in Jewish-Christian relations in a superficial manner. Part of the ... Read full review

Contents

B Jacob Lumbrozo in Maryland
79
C Judah Monis in Massachusetts
80
3 THe Revolutionary Spirit
84
4 Conclusion
86
5 Suggested Questions
87
The United States Experience and Antisemitism The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
88
3 Immirgration Patterns and Immigration Restrictions
89
4 Twentieth Century Examples of Antisemitism
95

10 The Nature of the New Testament Record
20
Messiah?
22
13 The New Testament in the Roman Context
24
14 Conclusion
26
The New Testament Bases
28
Paul
29
The Letter to the Hebrews
34
The Synoptic Gospels
35
The Acts of the Apostles
40
The Gospel of John
42
8 A Summary and Projection
44
9 The Early Church
45
10 Conclusion
48
11 Suggested Questions
49
The Medieval Church and Antisemitism
51
2 Edicts and Councils
52
3 Martin Luther and the Reformation
54
4 Church and Cathedral Iconography
57
A Rheims Cathedral
60
C Church of La Madeleine at Vezelay
65
D Le Mans Cathedral
67
5 Conclusion
70
6 Suggested Questions
73
The United States Experience and Antisemitism From the Colonies to the Early Federal Period
74
A The 1654 Settlement in New Amsterdam
77
B Gerald B Winrod
97
C Gerald L K Smith
98
5 American Judaism Looks Forward
101
6 Conclusion
105
7 Suggested Questions
106
Recent Church Statements on the Relationship of Christianity to Judaism
107
2 Sources and Collections of Denominational Statements
110
3 Points of Commonality Addressed by the Various Denominational Statements
114
A First Affirmation
115
B Second Affirmation
116
C Third Affirmation
117
D Fourth Affirmation
118
G Seventh Affirmation
119
5 Suggested Questions
122
Conclusion Improving JewishChristian Relations
123
3 Where to from Here?
127
4 Conclusion
131
5 Suggested Questions
132
A Theological Understanding of the Relationship Between Christians and Jews The Presbyterian Church USA 1987
134
Guidelines for ChristianJewish Relations The Episcopal Church 1988
151
The Declaration of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America to the Jewish Community The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America 1994
162
Notes
164
Bibliography
194
Indexes
204
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