Is It Offensive to Say ‘Old Testament’?

“The respected rabbi James Rudin has written, ‘I abhor the term Old Testament,’ because it suggests’Judaism has been replaced by Christianity and that the New Testament is superior to the Old Testament.”

“Is he right? Is ‘Old Testament’ an abhorrent and offensive phrase? I don’t think so. The phrase ‘Old Testament’ is not ideal. Yet, it is better than any of the alternatives.”

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rabbi-evan-moffic/is-it-offensive-to-say-ol_b_7456408.html?ncid=txtlnkusaolp00000592

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