The Anti-Jewish Heretic Who Shaped Liberal Protestant Theology

Dec. 14 2021

One of the most important theologians of modern times, the German philosopher Friedrich Schleiermacher (1768-1834) is considered the founder of both Protestant liberalism—a still-influential tendency that seeks grounding in modern philosophy, science, and scholarship—and the academic discipline of religious studies. What is often overlooked about Schleiermacher, argues Samuel Loncar, is the extent to which he and his successors were influenced by the ancient Christian heretic Marcion of Sinope. Loncar explains:

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More about: Anti-Semitism, Jewish-Christian relations, Protestantism, Theology

How Israel Beat the Terror Wave

June 24 2022

From March to May, a series of small-scale terrorist attacks claimed the lives of some twenty Israelis, and raised fears that jihadist murder would again become a fact of everyday life in the Jewish state. Hillel Frisch details how a swift campaign waged by the IDF and Shin Bet, employing deliberate and discriminate force, succeeded in restoring the peace:

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More about: Israeli Security, Palestinian terror, West Bank