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supersessionism

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  • n. The belief not merely that Judaism has been supplanted by Christianity, but that the covenant between God and Israel as His chosen people has been abrogated.

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  • Why doesn†™ t John MacArthur add much application to his sermons?, or what is also termed supersessionism, is the view that the Christian Church has replaced, or transcends, the nation of Israel in God's redemptive purposes so that the Church has become Abraham's spiritual seed and fulfills the covenant promises God made to Israel.

    The Thirsty Theologian

  • November 27th, 2009 9: 26pm to Phil and the other gentleman who left a comment for me, i hope these posts answer most of your qu's because i'm pressed for time, i cant write a lot, shoshana, you said my religion preaches "supersessionism" I presume you mean, that we consider the previous book religons as obselete?

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • As the league points out, "supersessionism," the theological notion that Christianity "completes" or "perfects" Judaism is, along with the deicide libel, anti-Semitism's major theological underpinning.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • YES, it’s part of their mission to evangelize, but the vast majority of Christian denominations have rejected the concept of supersessionism, which is the idea that Christianity has replaced God’s covenant with the Jewish people.

    Think Progress » New York court nixes gay marriage.

  • In other words, what was at work was a usurpation of Jewish history and its replacement with Islamic history - a kind of across-the-board supersessionism by a religion that began more than 2000 years after Judaism.

    How Not to Advance Arab-Israeli Peace

  • “Your religion preaches supersessionism (look it up), you believe yourselves to be superior to the dreaded "kufr," and that nothing decent, sensible people say to you will change that.”

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Your religion preaches supersessionism (look it up), you believe yourselves to be superior to the dreaded "kufr," and that nothing decent, sensible people say to you will change that.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • According to Christian supersessionism, Judaism lost its legitimacy with the Jews 'rejection of Jesus as the Messiah.

    Nativity Of The Jews

  • While she is entitled to her beliefs, using mainstream media to espouse the idea that Judaism needs to be replaced with Christianity and that each individual Jew is somehow deficient and needs to be "perfected" is rank Christian supersessionism and has been rejected by the Catholic Church and the vast majority of mainstream Christian denominations.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • Indeed, in Central and Western Europe between the world wars, there was a substantial body of purportedly "respectable" intellectual opinion that held "supersessionism" made possible a "reasonable"

    Archive 2007-10-01

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