Some just wanted to blame the Jews.
“A marvel to be greatly respected.”
A fundamental reversal.
Although the prophet Samuel declares that “the Glory of Israel does not lie,” most medieval Christian theologians, going back to Augustine, believed that although God. . .
Called to save the union, President Lincoln drew upon the Hebrew prophets, the New Testament as interpreted by St. Augustine, and the Baptists among whom he grew up.
From antiquity to postmodernity, countless writers and thinkers have crafted versions and visions of Jews and Judaism as grotesque as they are effective.