The course examines the varied relations between Jews and Christians, focusing on the ways in which Jews and Christians have thought about and represented the other, and the issues that have divided the two communities. It covers the origins of Christian anti-Judaism and examine how theology, culture, politics, and economics contributed to the formation of anti-semitism in the ancient and later periods. We also study how Jews have understood Christianity and responded to Christian claims about Jews and Judaism.
This course provides a historical perspective on the dynamic relations between Christians and Jews.
This course is important because it gives a historical background to the complex relations between Jews and Christians from the early stages of the development of Christianity.
Many biblical texts and interpretations of biblical texts are included.
This course allows the understanding of individuals from Jewish background.
The course focuses on the cultural-historical context of Judaism and Christianity.
The course focuses on the relations between Christians and Jews over a period of time.
The course gives the opportunity to give a historical perspective on the successes and failures of Jewish-Christians relations in the past.
It opens the horizons of students to understand the world of Judaism.