Date: Mon Sep 22 2003 - 12:33:29 EDT
In a message dated 9/22/03 8:29:40 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
> Let us be clear that the Nazi hatred of the Jews was based on 2000 years of
> anti-Semitism, to which, sadly, Christianity contributed a great deal. To
> lay the blame on belief in evolution is to greatly distort the situation. A
> scientific theory is not responsible for the misunderstandings and
> perversions that people subject it to.
Let us be clear that Nazi hatred of the Jews was NOT based on 2,000 years of
Christian anti-Semitism. "Anti-semitism" has been around far longer than
Ezra 4:8-17. Exodus 1:6-11. The urban myth that anti-Semitism developed OUT
OF Christianity is a liberal canard designed denigrate Christianity and
promote religious diversity.
Jewish religious communities have always prospered in a multicultural society
similar to the Ottoman Empire.
Jewish priests succeeded in executing many of the earliest leaders of
Much of the tension between Jews and Christians has historically been over
ethnically based resource competition and "conversos."
From the Ad Diognetum:
By the Jews they are attacked as aliens [Christians], and by the Greeks
persecuted; and the cause of the enmity their enemies cannot tell.
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