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The author of The Epistle To Diognetus intended this text to defend Christianity against its accusers. Throughout the passages, the author answers Diognetus’ questions one by one. In Chapter II, the author talks about how the Christian haters worship valuable artifacts made of silver, gold, iron. These things they call, worship, and serve as gods make them hate the Christians, because Christians don’t consider these goods to be gods. In Chapter III, the author explains that the Christians do not practice the same forms of divine worship, as do the Jews.
IF YOU DO BOAST, REMEMBER THAT IT IS NOT YOU THAT SUPPORT THE ROOT, BUT THE ROOT SUPPORTS YOU. [ROMANS 11] At one point this appeared to be Paul’s feeling towards the Jews and the Christians. His sentiment appeared to change, according to Christian suppressionists. In the text Romans, many of Paul’s statements were misinterpreted by those Christians to make themselves appear more superior to the Jewish people. …INCLUDING US WHOM HE HAS CALLED, NOT FROM THE JEWS ONLY BUT ALSO FROM THE GENTILES?
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(Collegeville 469). While Jeremiah is interpreted from many perspectives, some early Christian apologists proof-texted his words as an indication that the Jews had been cast aside by God because they had not remained faithful to Him and his Mosaic covenant. Jesus of Nazareth was the fulfillment of Jeremiah's prophesies, so some claimed, and the Jews would remain shunned and doom... ... middle of paper ... ...0/18/97). In fairness, over the first 1900 years after the Jewish schism, not all of Catholic and Christian attitudes toward Jews were uniformly oppressive. For limited periods of time, there were tolerable conditions in some countries for people of the Jewish faith.
By doing so, Chrysostom makes it clear that he wants to draw a clear line between Jews and Christians. Even though he acknowledges that Jesus was a Jew, he believed that Christianity dominated Judaism. Just as his name meant “the golden tongue”, his sermons were wildly popular, and one of his famous sermons addressed the difference between Christianity and ... ... middle of paper ... ...es. The Jews struggled with keeping their faith alive because of the oppressive rulers. They have dealt with various labels and hatred for something their ancestors did a long time ago.