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An introduction to Jewish-Christian relations / Edward Kessler

Publication | Library Call Number: BM535 .K45 2010
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"Relations between Christians and Jews over the past two thousand years have been characterised to a great extent by mutual distrust and by Christian discrimination and violence against Jews. In recent decades, however, a new spirit of dialogue has been emerging, beginning with an awakening among Christians of the Jewish origins of Christianity, and encouraging scholars of both traditions to work together. An Introduction to Jewish-Christian relations sheds fresh light on this ongoing interfaith encounter, exploring key writings and themes in Jewish-Christian history, from the Jewish context of the New Testament to major events of modern times, including the rise of ecumenism, the horrors of the Holocaust, and the creation of the state of Israel. This accessible theological and historical study also touches on numerous related areas such as Jewish and interfaith studies, philosophy, sociology, cultural studies, international relations and the political sciences"--Provided by publisher.

Series
Introduction to religion
Format
Book
Author/Creator
Kessler, Edward, 1963-
Published
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010
Includes bibliographical references and index
Language
English
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