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Christianity in Jewish Terms

by Tikva Frymer-Kensky (Editor), David Novak (Editor), Peter Ochs (Editor), David Fox Sandmel (Editor), Michael A. Signer (Editor)

Other authors: Leora Batnitzky (Contributor), David R. Blumenthal (Contributor), John C. Cavadini (Contributor), Robert Chazan (Contributor), Elliot N. Dorff (Contributor)25 more, David Ellenson (Contributor), Nancy Fuchs-Kreimer (Contributor), Robert Gibbs (Contributor), Irving Greenberg (Contributor), Stanley M. Hauerwas (Contributor), Lawrence A. Hoffman (Contributor), Menachem Kellner (Contributor), Steven Kepnes (Contributor), Ruth Langer (Contributor), Christopher M. Leighton (Contributor), George A. Lindbeck (Contributor), Hindy Najman (Contributor), Peter Ochs (Contributor), Randi Rashkover (Contributor), Susan A. Ross (Contributor), David Fox Sandmel (Contributor), William Schweiker (Contributor), Michael A. Signer (Contributor), R. Kendall Soulen (Contributor), David Tracy (Contributor), Miroslav Volf (Contributor), Robert Louis Wilken (Contributor), Clark Williamson (Contributor), Elliot R. Wolfson (Contributor), Laurie Zoloth (Contributor)

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NO OF PAGES: 438 SUB CAT I: Jewish - Christian Issues SUB CAT II: Jewish - Christian Relations SUB CAT III: DESCRIPTION: In recent years, there has been a dramatic and unprecedented shift in Jewish and Christian relations. Throughout the nearly two millennia of Jewish exile, Christians have tended to characterize Judaism as a failed religion or, at best, a religion that prepared the way for, and is completed in, Christianity. In the decades since the Holocaust, however, Christianity has changed dramatically. An increasing number of official church bodies, both Roman Catholic and Protestant, have made pubic statements of their remorse about Christian mistreatment of Jews and Judaism. These statements have declared, furthermore, that Christian teaching and preaching can and must be reformed so that they acknowledge God's enduring covenant with the Jewish people and celebrate the contribution of Judaism to world civilization and to the Christian faith itself. We believe these changes merit a thoughtful Jewish response. Speaking only for ourselves-an interdenominational group of Jewish scholars-we believe it is time for Jews to learn about the efforts of Christians to honor Judaism. We believe it is time for Jews to reflect on what Judaism may now say about Christianity.NOTES: Purchased from CBD SUBTITLE:
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Over the past few decades, there has been a dramatic and unprecedented shift in Jewish–Christian relations, including signs of a new, improved Christian attitude towards Jews. Christianity in Jewish Terms is a Jewish theological response to the profound changes that have taken place in Christian thought. The book is divided into ten chapters, each of which features a main essay, written by a Jewish scholar, that explores the meaning of a set of Christian beliefs. Following the essay are responses from a second Jewish scholar and a Christian scholar. Designed to generate new conversations within the American Jewish community and between the Jewish and Christian communities, Christianity in Jewish Terms lays the foundation for better understanding. It was named a Choice Outstanding Academic Book of 2001.

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