By R. Michael
Relocating from the Catholic Church's pagan origins, during the Roman period, heart a long time, and Reformation to the current, Robert Michael right here presents a definitive heritage of Catholic antisemitism.
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They were Catholic souls who were members of the Catholic community and had an established status in the medieval social hierarchy. 77 Jews were often degraded, usually landless, politically powerless, frequently dishonored, and denied any inherent right to exist in Catholic Europe; they lived there on the sufferance of popes Medieval Deterioration 49 and Catholic princes. 78 Once the Jews’ utility to the princes diminished—often because of ecclesiastical pressure—the Jews’ lives and property were often forfeit.
Whom do you suppose are the sons of Judas? The Jews. . Iscariot means money and price. . ”26 In another emotional passage that may have served as the basis of the later anti-Jewish Good Friday liturgy called the Reproaches, discussed in Chapter 1, Jerome contrasted the gifts God had given the Jews with the “evil” with which the Jews repaid them. This homilitic assault went on for four thousand words like these: My enemies are the Jews; they have conspired in hatred against Me, crucified Me, heaped evils of all kinds upon Me, blasphemed Me.
This pro-Jewish, indeed, pro-human stance, theologia crucis, required the faithful to follow the moral teachings of the Jewish Scriptures as interpreted by Jesus of Nazareth in the Christian Scriptures, even in regard to the Jews. This perspective underscores the solidarity of suffering among all human beings. Moreover, Wolfgang Seiferth has identified a spirit of Concordia that saw an inner harmony between the two testaments. To be fully understood and appreciated, Christianity needed the ethical, monotheistic, and prophetic aspects of Judaism.
A History of Catholic Antisemitism: The Dark Side of the Church by R. Michael