Christianity and Judaism

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"In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep, while a wind from God swept over the face of the waters." And so, believe many, the earth's history began. This quotation from the Bible and the stories that follow it have spawned so many different sects in the Christian Tradition. But what spawned Christianity? Most would say the Christian …

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…share. It was out of Judaism that Christianity was born, and it was out of ignorance that anti-Semitism was born. By educating, and by understanding how both religions have affected one another in the past, and how they continue to affect each other in the present, we can usher in a new age of ecumenism. This new age is imperative if we are to live together in peace as divided descendants of one religious tradition.