The Jews and the Passion from the Bible to the Big Screen Jeremy Cohen
http://www.oup.com/us/catalog/general/s ... 0195178418
A scholarly yet highly readable looks into centuries of blaming the Jews for Christ's death from the beginnings to Mel Gibson's Passion. Interesting, compelling, provacative.
Echos something I've noticed: anti-semiticism is embedded in the very building blocks of Christianity.