Who Killed Jesus?

A Company of Nations

‘Christ Brought before Caiaphas’, Salvin Hours.

For centuries Christians considered the Jews to be the primary guilty party involved in the crucifixion. Whether we consider the New Testament, ante-Nicaean Christian works like Peri Pascha, Nicaean Christian works like Chrysostom’s Adversus Judaeos, later Protestant works such as Martin Luther’s On the Jews and Their Lies or any of the other popular historical Christian writings which addressed the matter, the narrative is clear and consistent: the Jews killed Jesus.

The recent phenomenon of “Judeo-Christianity” has led to politically fuelled revisionism of the orthodox Christian position on this matter. The Jews have been traditionally viewed in Christian culture as a cursed people guilty of murder and blasphemy throughout their generations, but in recent times they have been reimagined as a benevolent chosen people whose only fault is a rebellious streak regarding thair spiritual fidelity. “Judeo-Christianity” and “Christian Zionism” have effectively inverted the historical…

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Author: Alfred E. Neuman

73 year old geek, ultra-conservative patriot.

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