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Anti-Semitism and the New Testament
Anti-Semitism • Semitism
Dictionaries
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Anti-Semitism and the New Testament
Anti-Semitism and The New TestamentIt is a tragic fact that a number of NT texts have been used to promote anti-Semitism through the history of the Church down to and including the modern era. These texts have been ripped out of their original framework and historical contexts; they have been absolutized
Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels
Anti-semitism
Anti-semitismThe term anti-Semitism refers to prejudice, hostility or hatred directed against the Jewish people. The question of whether the Gospels* are anti-Semitic is complicated by the conflicting definitions given to the term. A variety of details in the Gospels have been alleged to demonstrate
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 5, Q–Z
Semitism
Semitism. Also Semiticism. A feature that is characteristic of one or more Semitic languages and that has been adopted by a non-Semitic language. In biblical studies, the term is applied specifically to the presence of Hebrew or Aramaic distinctives in the Greek of the Septuagint and the NT. Semitisms
Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels, Second Edition
Anti-Semitism
ANTI-SEMITISMThe despicable horror of anti-Semitism is the antithesis of the Christian teaching of love. The Shoah (the Holocaust), perpetrated in a nominally Christian country, was a contradiction of the very heart of Christianity. So-called Christian anti-Semitism is an oxymoron. It is therefore a
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
ANTI-SEMITISM
ANTI-SEMITISM. There are texts in the Christian canon that express hostility toward Jews and seemingly denigrate Judaism, sometimes severely. These texts have, at times, been interpreted by Christians in such a way as to promote anti-Semitism. Whether or not the term anti-Semitism should be used in regard