By Nicolas Berdyaev
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On the other hand, the psychological harm to desire to convert the Jews to Christ without membermilitates against certain ship of a particular church forms of Christianity, not least Roman Catholicism, which cannot desire such conversion without negating the cardinal principles of its own doctrine. This distinction between conversion to Christ and conversion to the touch-stone of the many difficulties efforts of Christian missionaries. Berthe which attend believes that conversion to the spirit of Christ in Christianity is dyaev 45 may be possible but condemns the Christian churches for attempting to convert Jews by 'holding the knife to their throat/ For Berdyaev, con- certain circumstances version to Christ an intensely personal matter and is cannot possibly be considered as a practical solution for a people like the Jewish people.
One of the most notorious forgeries of the century. Originally a satire on Napoleon III written by a French 5. Catholic lawyer (Dialogue aux Enfers entre Montesquieu et Machiavel), it was refurbished to appear as the secret plot of the Jews to achieve world domination. The background of this fantastic document and its eventual exposure is contained in an admirable chapter in James Parkes' Enemy of the People^ Anti-semitism (London, 1945). 6. It is worthy of note to An recall Freud's interpretation of the Jewish question in his Moses and Monotheism: 'The hatred for Judaism is at bottom hatred for Christianity and it is not surprising that in the German National Socialist revolution this close connection of the two monotheistic religions finds such clear expression in the hostile treatment of both* (p.
Among The existence of hatred and the so-called literate and civilized and the frequent absence of prejudice in the intercourse of the simple and uneducated is a reminder of the difficulties to be encountered in entertaining the solution will necessarily mean less bigotry. advocate a re-stratification of the who those Similarly, economic order are subject to the same limitations of that more education over-simplification. While there is no doubt that economic changes might eliminate the historically conditioned 'marginal' character of Jews in the economic field (a role over which the Jews had no control), such changes would not necessarily lessen the vulnerability of the Jews to attacks which are unrelated in their origin to economic relations.
Christianity and Anti-Semitism by Nicolas Berdyaev