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Circumcision Controversy In Early Christianity - Council of Jerusalem
... Christianity called upon to consider the application of Mosaic Law to the new community ... circumcision for full membership in the Christian community, but it was conscious that the issue had wider implications, since circumcision is the "everlasting" sign of the Abrahamic Covenant ... At the time, the Christian community would have considered itself a part of the wider Jewish community, with most of the leaders of the Church being Jewish or Jewish proselytes ...
History of Christian Anti-Judaism - Early Christianity and The Judaizers
... It was seen as such by the early Christians, as well as Jews in general ... Historians debate whether or not the Roman government distinguished between Christians and Jews prior to Nerva's modification of the Jewish Tax in 96 ... From then on, practising Jews paid the tax Christians did not ...
Christian Views On The Old Covenant - History and Background - Council of Jerusalem
... in early Christianity called upon to consider the application of Mosaic Law to the new community ... were obligated to undergo circumcision for full membership in the Christian community, but it was conscious that the issue had wider implications, since circumcision is the "everlasting" sign ... At the time, the Christian community would have considered itself a part of the wider Jewish community, with most of the leaders of the Church being Jewish or Jewish proselytes ...
Emil Bock
... Stuttgart) was a German anthroposophist, author, theologian and one of the founders of The Christian Community ... The same year was one of the founders of the Christian Community in Switzerland ... Bock soon became the leader of the seminar of the Christian Community, and after the death of Friedrich Rittelmeyer, he became the leader of the community in 1938 ...
Christianity In Palestine - History - Modern History
... See also Bethlehem#Christian population The category of 'Palestinian Arab Christian' came to assume a political dimension in the 19th century as international interest grew and foreign institutions were ... dignitaries in London were surprised to discover so many Christian leaders in the Palestinian nationalist movement, and had difficulty understanding the indigenous Arab Christian commitment to ... After the war of 1948 the Christian population in the West Bank, under Jordanian control, dropped rapidly, falling by more than half between that ...

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    Fortunately art is a community effort—a small but select community living in a spiritualized world endeavoring to interpret the wars and the solitudes of the flesh.
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