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The Gospel of Matthew against Anti-Semitism

Sunday, November 10 at 12:15 pm1:15 pm

As hate speech and crimes against Jews and Jewish
synagogues increase in the United States and
Europe, it is necessary for Christians of conscience to
recognize how poor interpretations of the New
Testament, in particular the gospels, can be used to rationalize such horrific
behavior. As we enter December, the Gospel of Matthew – both seemingly friendly
and unfriendly to Jews – will be heard in our parish liturgies. How might our
understanding of the context in which Matthew wrote his gospel help us avoid one
of the original sins of Christian faith and life?

Details

Date:
Sunday, November 10
Time:
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
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Venue

Library
310 North K Street
Tacoma, WA 98403 United States
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