Judaism and Christianity: The Differences

by Trude Weiss-Rosmarin

Book, 1943



Call number

661 WEI


New York, The Jewish book club [c1943], 4 pages


Excerpt from Judaism and Christianity, the DifferencesWe have no objection, however, to Professor Friedrich's definition of judeo-christian as an acknowledgment of Christianity's debt to Judaism and of the profound influ ence of the Hebrew Bible on the New Testament. We, and there is ample reason to assume that the vast ma jority of Christians will second this objection, oppose, however, the use of judeo-christian in the sense Pro fessor Morgenstern employs it, namely to express that the two religions are truly, basically one. For, in point of fact, Judaism and Christianity are lt basically one but are, as Professor Friedrich so aptly states, fundamentally opposed to each other. Professor Herford was therefore right in prognosticating that Judaism and Christianity can never blend without the surrender by the one or the other of its fundamental principles. In view of such authoritative Christian statements, it seems strange that Dr. Morgenstern blithely asserts that we may truthfully call judeo-christianity the religion of tomorrow's better world (judaism's Contribution to post-war Religion, p.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.… (more)

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Judaism and Christianity: The Differences makes a clear distinction between the two religions, despite that one claims to be a fulfillment of the other. The most substantial contribution of the book is that through exploring the differences, it reveals the anti-Judaism rhetoric initially presented
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in the New Testament and propagated and expanded upon by church fathers, theologians, and clerics, that so much of the populace of western civilization has been exposed to throughout time.
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