Ill-informed about Judaism
It’s hard not to feel a little sorry for Charlie Ward. Most of us get our theological lessons in private from sympathetic family, friends or teachers. He got his in public from some angry religious leaders and newspaper columnists. Ward, who plays basketball for the New York Knicks, was quoted in the New York Times Magazine uttering anti-Jewish comments. The Jews have “blood on their hands” for killing Christ, he told reporter Eric Konigsberg. Ward also contended that “Jews are stubborn” for not accepting Christ, and that Christians are “persecuted by Jews every day.”
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