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noun 
  1. (theology) (Christianity) A formerly prevalent heresy now condemned by quite nearly all Christian denominations, which regards Judaism as not merely having been supplanted by Christianity, but that the covenant between God and Israel as His chosen people has been abrogated. The concept of deicide is a motif of the heresy.
2006 Pat Robertson's comment makes sense as an expression of what theologians call "." While he may love Jews, Robertson believes that the coming of Jesus made Christians, not Jews, the chosen people. The Christian covenant with God is the one that matters. " Mark Oppenheimer, http://www.slate.com/id/2134501/ The Slate.

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