Biblical scholars Robert
and Mary Coote clearly show in their book Power, Politics and the Making of the Bible that neither is Christianity a patched up Judaism, nor is Rabbinic Judaism automatically synonymous with the religion of Moses and the old Hebrews.
concludes, like Robert
and Mary Coote, that the Greek word "Ioudaioi" in the New Testament should be translated as "Judeans", rather than the more usual "Jews".
...Robert Simonds, head of the National Association of Christian Educators, a group dedicated to electing candidates who hold "Judeo-Christian" values to school boards, writes, "America is great because devout Christians and courageous politicians have used biblical values to shape our political institutions."
adds "is not the product of secular humanism, atheism, or any other false religion.America is the fruit of God's eternal truth in Christ
, the Ten Commandments...."
When speaking exclusively to Christians, however, Simonds
drops the "Judeo": "The Christian religion (the Bible) is the basis for all morality (right and wrong)."
In 1989, the Reverend Pat Robertson formed a powerful new political organization.Although he
continually preaches on "Judeo-Christian values," he
group the "Christian Coalition," not the Judeo-Christian Coalition