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Unformatted text preview: a powerful element in the dogma of Christianity and to reject its purpose or to desecrate its role created anti-Semitic feelings (even if the desecration were rumors started by the same group of people hostile towards the Jewish religion). Contemporary viewers of these older texts should keep in mind that these host-desecration stories were deliberate in their narration attempts. Comment: I knew of these narratives before reading this article but it is still mind-blowing that their effect would be so viral. I cant believe the masses that decided to choose these anti-Semitic feelings prospered so rapidly through narrative texts I think there is an importance of the art of words and literature (and its power) in the Jewish history. Question: Would these kind of narrative texts against a particular religion be as effective today and do these (now historical) texts serve as a good enough reminder of the horrors and ignorance of a anti-Semitic value system?...
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- Spring '11