I consider Judaism insane and extremely dangerous, even catastrophic, to the point that I don't think it should be permitted anywhere in the world outside Israel. I also think the U.S., of which I am a citizen, should declare war on Israel for 9/11; so in essence, I don't think Judaism should exist at all. Everything about it - circumcision, chosenness, the sabbath, blood sacrifice, paranoia, and of course the Torah, Talmud and Zohar - I think is totally insane. And yet I consider myself a Christian - not necessarily a part of the Christian community, nor a good Christian, but in the sense that something deep in my being "believes and trembles."
A number of critics of Judaism are now saying Christianity was invented from whole cloth by the rabbis; the story, the parables and teachings of Christ were just clever inventions. On its face, this is ridiculous, but what I've recently heard (including bits from Christopher Hitchens) made me think about it, and I'm going to try to put together a coherent statement about it. ...