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The Origins of Anti-Semitism Attitudes toward Judaism in Pagan and Christian Antiquity by John G. Gager

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages312
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ISBN 100195036077
ISBN 109780195036077

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  “This is the only text in the New Testament that says the Jews are the enemy of the rest of mankind. This motif derives from pre-Christian pagan anti-Semitism, where it appears many times. It stands in complete opposition to what Paul says at length about the Jewish people in his Epistle to the Romans. The origins of anti-Semitism. Anti-Semitism is one of the most malicious forms of racism in human history. Sometimes crudely referred to as ‘Jew-hating’, anti-Semitism is an abject fear or hatred of the Jewish people. The origins of anti-Semitism lay deep in human history, dating back to ancient and medieval times. Modern Anti-Semitism The term “anti-Semitism” was coined in by Wilhelm Marr, a German political agitator in his work, Victory of Judaism over Germanism. His thesis was that Jews were conspiring to run the state and should be excluded from citizenship. In Russia, czarist11 secret police published aFile Size: 86KB.   The term anti-Semitism was first popularized by German journalist Wilhelm Marr in to describe hatred or hostility toward Jews. The history of anti-Semitism, however, goes back much further.

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