Antisemitism and The New Testament - Jewish-Christian Conflict in The New Testament

Jewish-Christian Conflict in The New Testament

There are some verses in the New Testament that describe Jews in a positive way, attributing to them salvation or divine love. In the story of the crucifixion, meanwhile, Jews prompt Jesus' execution and say "His blood be on us, and on our children", referred to as the blood curse. In the Book of John, Jesus calls certain Pharisees "children of the devil".

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