Antisemitism: Myth and Hate from Antiquity to the Present
Davis, Derek H., Journal of Church and State
Antisemitism: Myth and Hate from Antiquity to the Present. By Marvin Perry and Frederick M. Schweitzer. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002. x + 309 pp. np.
Antisemitism, the "longest hatred" in human history, remains as strong as ever today in some quarters. Christians have usually been the source of antisemitic activity, based largely on the belief that the Jews "killed Christ," but the recent 9/11 terrorist attacks have led to a new outbreak of antisemitism by Muslims claiming that the attacks were masterminded by Jews in retaliation for the world's criticism of Jews for their mistreatment of Palestinians. Such accusations, alongside other equally irrational claims, lead the …
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Publication information: Article title: Antisemitism: Myth and Hate from Antiquity to the Present. Contributors: Davis, Derek H. - Author. Journal title: Journal of Church and State. Volume: 45. Issue: 4 Publication date: Autumn 2003. Page number: 813+. © 1999 J.M. Dawson Studies in Church and State. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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