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Lawrence Swaim is the Executive Director of the Interfaith Freedom Foundation, a public-interest nonprofit advocating civil rights for religious minorities and religious liberty for all.
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  • Paperback: 326 pages
  • Publisher: Christian Alternative (July 16, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1780992998
  • ISBN-13: 978-1780992990
  • Product Dimensions: 5.4 x 0.7 x 8.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 15.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5,016,776 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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By Konrad Riggenmann on November 22, 2012
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Swaim, Lawrence: The Death of Judeo-Christianity. Religious Aggression and Systemic Evil In the Modern World. Alresford (UK) 2012, 320 pages.

The book consists of two parts. Simplified: one good and one longer. In Part I (The Death of Christianity, 117 pages) Lawrence Swaim describes the effect of Christianity's obsession with the crucifixion and worship of death on violence and aggression in the history of Christian Western culture, particularly the death of six million "Jesus-killers" during the last century of this Christian era. "The astonishing reality of Christian-Jewish relationships is that `the Jews' didn't kill Jesus, but Christians did kill hundreds of thousands (and finally millions) of Jews, symbolically crucifying them because of their own obsession with a God who demands redemption through violence" (p.59). The fact isn't new. Swaim relies strongly on James Carroll's praiseworthy work, but different to the more scholarly, more word-weighing Catholic Carroll, Swaim dares to address the taboo in a still uncommon (and, to my view, necessary) outspokenness. He bases his views on the psychological phenomena of trauma bonding and the internalised aggression implicit in the passion stories and their iconic representation in the crucifix. This explanation is obvious and convincing even though Swaim doesn't mention the Christian child's learning of Jew-hate by feeling compassion with crucified Jesus, which Kierkegaard described already in 1850. Swaim finishes part I answering his question "Should Christianity die?" this way: "Yes, if it cannot take the cross from the center of its theology, its culture, its preoccupations, it should die ....
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Christian crimes such as arson seem to have been motivated by apocalyptic literature like the Book of Revelations. The idea was that they could trigger not just the destruction of Rome but the end of the world, and hence the promised day of Judgement which would ensure their place in heaven. (If this sounds improbable then it is worth bearing in mind that there are many Christians today in the USA, including influential politicians, who hold almost identical views. So called “End-Timers” will freely admit that they seek to trigger a Third World War, since this will, they believe, herald the End of the World, and the consequent Day of Judgement.)
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