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deicide

(ˈdiːɪˌsaɪd)
n
1. the act of killing a god
2. a person who kills a god
[C17: from ecclesiastical Latin deicida, from Latin deus god; see -cide]
ˌdeiˈcidal adj

de•i•cide

(ˈdi əˌsaɪd)

n.
1. a person who kills a god.
2. the act of killing a god.
[1605–15; < New Latin deicīda, deicīdium= Latin dei- (comb. form of deus god) + -cīda,-cīdium -cide]
de`i•cid′al, adj.

deicide

1. the killing of a god.
2. the killer of a god. — deicidal, adj.
See also: God and Gods
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13) The Good Friday liturgy, according to Merry del Val, had been "inspired and sanctified" over the centuries, and it aptly expressed the "abhorrence for the rebellion and treachery of the chosen, disloyal, and deicidal people.
As painstakingly researched as Kalman's book is, it might better bridge the gap between the medieval specter of the usurious, blind, and deicidal Jew, on the one hand, and the emergent biologically ineffaceable Jew created by late-modern antisemitism.
Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ shocked people in part because it demonstrated that there is still much vitality in the old Christian image of the fanatical, bloodthirsty, deicidal Pharisee, the founding trope, as I believe, of all demonizing orientalism.
Which leads, seamlessly enough, to Nietzsche's third deicidal response, to the coming of this 'tremendous event .
the deicidal people is the irreconcilable enemy of the Christians and the Muslims.
The association had counseled its members to avoid referring to the Jews as a deicidal people or speaking about their conversion.
The Nazis adopted the deicidal image of the diabolical Wiedergeist branded on the Jew by the Christians.
More likely the blood association is with the notorious imputation of tribal deicidal responsibility: 'when Pilate washed his bands thou cursed'st thyselfe, saying: "His blood be upon us and our chyldren"' (79).
But neither he nor anyone else gets us much further than focusing on the fear and hatred inspired by the conception of the demonized, conspiratorial, deicidal Jew as the motivation of persecution and genocide.
Arguably contra Iudaeos biases happen when historicity (Pharasaic kinship of Jesus, Peter, and Paul) is conflated with apologetic ("Give unto Caesar") and polemic depictions (Jews are a deicidal and misanthropic people), and theological innovation (Christ replaces Torah).
The volume confronts the reader with hackneyed religious and racist cliches, such as the Jews are a deicidal and misanthropic people, who in different times and climes appear and reappear as demons, ritual murderers, conspirators, race defilers, rapacious moneylenders, parasites, and plutocrats, and always as manipulators of humankind.
Deicidal allusions, ritual murder and world conspiracy accusations, supersessionist theology, and negationism of the Shoah are constantly recycled in the Muslim-Christian media of the Middle East, including the Palestinian, while the European Union continues to finance the PNA's educational system, which even omits Israel's existence on maps.