Harvard Christian group deletes blog post calling Jews Christ killers who deserve everything they've gotten over past 2,000 years
The Globe reports on the apology by a Christian student group that had posted an essay, allegedly by a Jewish convert to Christianity, about how his former co-religionists really suck and, yeah, the Holocaust was part of God's plan.
In the apology, the Christian Ichtus writes:
The writer holds nothing but love for his heritage and feels very deeply for the welfare of the Jewish people. The blog was not intended to communicate animosity, but concern and a sincere desire to communicate the necessity of salvation through Jesus Christ alone.
While the Ichthus does not take any official position besides the Nicene Creed, Christianity has long taught that everyone is responsible for the death of Jesus Christ insofar as we have all sinned - all people at all times everywhere; Jew and Gentile alike - and that we all must repent and accept him as our Lord and Savior. Targeting this message at a particular group of people as though they are uniquely responsible misconstrues the generally accepted teaching of the Christian church, as well as the intentions of the author.
To his credit, the author, who called himself aJew, did not also accuse Jews of poisoning wells or using the blood of Christian babies in Passover rituals.
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