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Abraham's Promise: Judaism and Jewish-Christian Relations :  Judaism and Jewish-Christian Relations - Michael Wyschogrod

Abraham's Promise: Judaism and Jewish-Christian Relations

Judaism and Jewish-Christian Relations

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"Abrahambs Promise" brings together for the first time Michael Wyschogrodbs shorter writings, including several important essays that have never been published before.

One of todaybs truly indispensable religious voices, Wyschogrod has been heralded as the most significant Jewish theologian in a generation and admired for his singular contributions to Jewish-Christian relations. This reader aptly captures the broad scope of Wyschogrodbs work on Judaism and the Jewish-Christian encounter, collecting seminal essays, articles, and reviews that address such topics as the God of Abraham and the God of philosophy, sin and atonement, Judaism and the land, the Six Day War, Paul on Jews and Gentiles, and the theology of Karl Barth. An introductory essay by editor R. Kendall Soulen sets Wyschogrodbs career and writings in context.

This important publication will have broad appeal to Jewish and Christian scholars concerned with theology, Jewish-Christian dialogue, and contemporary Jewish thought.

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
A Biographical Sketch of Michael Wyschogrodp. xi
An Introduction to Michael Wyschogrodp. 1
Judaism
Divine Election and Commandmentsp. 25
The One God of Abraham and the Unity of the God of Jewish Philosophyp. 29
A Theology of Jewish Unityp. 43
Sin and Atonement in Judaismp. 53
Judaism and Consciencep. 75
Judaism and the Landp. 91
Reflections on the Six Day War after a Quarter Centuryp. 104
The Revenge of the Animalsp. 107
Faith and the Holocaustp. 111
Franz Rosenzweig's The Star of Redemptionp. 121
A Jewish Death in Heidelbergp. 131
Jewish-Christian Relations
A Jewish View of Christianityp. 149
Incarnation and God's Indwelling in Israelp. 165
Israel, the Church, and Electionp. 179
Paul, Jews, and Gentilesp. 188
A Letter to Cardinal Lustigerp. 202
Why Was and Is the Theology of Karl Barth of Interest to a Jewish Theologian?p. 211
The Impact of Dialogue with Christianity on My Self-Understanding as a Jewp. 225
Works by Michael Wyschogrodp. 237
Indexp. 248
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ISBN: 9780802813558
ISBN-10: 0802813550
Series: Radical Traditions
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 268
Published: September 2004
Publisher: William B Eerdmans Publishing Co
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.4