Skip to content
Open global navigation

Cambridge University Press

AcademicLocation selectorSearch toggleMain navigation toggle
Cart
Register Sign in Wishlist

An Introduction to Jewish-Christian Relations

$32.99

textbook

Part of Introduction to Religion

  • Date Published: March 2010
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521705622

$32.99
Paperback

Add to cart Add to wishlist

Other available formats:
Hardback, eBook


Looking for an examination copy?

This title is not currently available for examination. However, if you are interested in the title for your course we can consider offering an examination copy. To register your interest please contact collegesales@cambridge.org providing details of the course you are teaching.

Description
Product filter button
Description
Contents
Resources
About the Authors
  • 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.

    • First accessible survey of Jewish-Christian relations
    • Discusses the contribution of Jewish scholars to the study of the New Testament
    • Explores aspects of the Jewish-Christian dialogue in the context of other inter-religious relationships
    Read more

    Reviews & endorsements

    "...a most welcome overview of the complex, often polemical and hateful, but sometimes creative and constructive history of Jewish-Christian relations." --Journal of Ecumenical Studies

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity

    ×

    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?

    ×

    Product details

    • Date Published: March 2010
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521705622
    • length: 261 pages
    • dimensions: 228 x 152 x 11 mm
    • weight: 0.42kg
    • contains: 6 b/w illus.
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Acknowledgements
    1. Introduction
    2. New Testament
    3. The writings of the Church Fathers
    4. The writings of the rabbis
    5. Biblical interpretation: another side to the story
    6. Medieval relations
    7. Antisemitism and the Holocaust
    8. Zionism and the State of Israel
    9. Covenant, mission and dialogue
    10. Jewish-Christian relations and the wider interfaith encounter
    Timeline
    Bibliography
    Glossary
    Index.

  • Author

    Edward Kessler, Centre for the Study of Jewish-Christian Relations, Cambridge
    fm.author_biographical_note1

Sign In

Please sign in to access your account

Cancel

Not already registered? Create an account now. ×

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website, your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Find content that relates to you

© Cambridge University Press 2014

Back to top

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.

Cancel Delete

Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

×
Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.
×