The Jewishness of “White Apology Prayer” Candidate Marianne Williamson
by Chris Rossetti
IN AN INTERVIEW with the Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA), Marianne Williamson says that, if she’d had a “better Jewish education,” she “might have become a rabbi.”
Williamson is a somewhat White-looking Jewess who vends New Age and vaguely Bible-tinged self-help books and seminars at a hefty price. As the best-selling Course in Miracles fronted by Williamson proved thirty years ago, there is a spiritual hunger among our people, and Williamson (who has kept her Jewishness largely under wraps until recently) is ready and eager to market expensive strychnine to people already suffering from Jewish cyanide.
Now she’s running for US President and has made a big impression at the Democratic Party debates. One of her latest promotions involves teaching Whites that they are collectively guilty and must prayerfully and publicly apologize for Black slavery (in which trade her own Jewish ancestors were far more involved than most Whites’!) and pay massive reparations and receive nothing in return.
She is invited to speak regularly at Christian churches, and at one of these recently led a “White apology prayer” which was reported by National Vanguard.
Williamson claims she quickly raised nearly $300,000 in the first few days of her campaign.
She just re-released her 20-year-old book Healing the Soul of America. One focus of the book is said to be “racial reconciliation.”
Her talks regularly invoke “God and Jesus and Buddha,” but Williamson has also been called a “post-religion spiritual leader.” Marketing, marketing, marketing! Jews are good at it.
The Jewish Telegraphic Agency states:
Many of those filling the pews of Marble Collegiate every other week and the seats of Los Angeles’ Saban Theater for her monthly talks there are young adults. Those who get Williamson’s attention during the Q&A session following her Marble Collegiate talks typically gush, and sometimes break into tears, at the chance to share a personal problem with her. Williamson at times will pray aloud for the young person who has just shared a deeply personal challenge, making the gathering feel a bit like a Christian healer’s tent revival.
Williamson is selling her blather to sincere but naïve folks who call themselves “spiritual but not religious.”
She keeps a Jewish religious symbol, a mezuzah, on the outside door frame of her home “with a large golden Buddha inside.”
Williamson attended Houston synagogue Congregation Beth Yeshurun while a child and adolescent.
Williamson didn’t write her best-known work, however. Another Jew, Helen Schucman, did. Williamson merely was its biggest promoter, organizing study groups and lessons and creating “workbooks” based on it. The JTA calls the Course in Miracles:
an overtly Christian, God-focused self-improvement book authored by Helen Schucman and first published in 1976. Despite the author’s Jewish name (each of her parents had a Jewish parent), Schucman was baptized into Christianity at age 13, and her book blends Christian religious teaching and psychology. Schucman claimed that Jesus dictated it to her. Still, Williamson insists that “Miracles” is “not a religious text, but rather a self-study program of spiritual psychotherapy.”
Williamson states that her 28-year-old daughter, India, “is very involved in her synagogue.”
Williamson has made many pilgrimages to the Jewish state, and recently said “It is very emotional to be in Israel.”
Williamson is a self-declared admirer of Zionist leader Theodore Herzl.
While promoting her candidacy, Williamson opined about America: “The problem is that we have a tyranny by the minority.”
Look in the mirror, Marianne.
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