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9/27 Jesus according to Renan

Heschel and Renan’s Ideas

Heschel credits the introduction of racial prejudice in theology to Renan’s argument that Jesus transformed from an inferior Semite to a superior …

Renan, Heschel and Race

Heschel’s Thesis: Although Heschel finds Renan’s arguments about Judaism inconsistent, Heschel argues that Renan provides a “vocabulary and logic” for the racialization …