On Martin Luther King Day, the ghost of the great civil-rights leader was summoned to condemn Israel. The problem? While alive, King had plenty of opportunities to do so—and never did.
Whoever the “new Jews” are, they’re not the ones living in Israel.
The Marcionite legacy.
And how “God-fearers” became Gentile Christians.
Philo-Semitism and an appreciation of national freedom.
“For the earth shall be full of the knowledge of the Lord.”
Turning church assemblies into anti-Israel witch trials.
Particularism, universalism, and the circumcision of Jesus.
“I benefited from many Jewish guides and guideposts on my road to Roman Catholicism.”
When Rashbam talked Torah with monks.
Rashi’s defense against supersessionism.
Its anti-Judaism is not peripheral but central to its theology.
In play again are bitterly contested questions about the Catholic Church, about religion and politics, and—inevitably—about Christianity’s relation to Judaism and the Jews.