A Guest In The House Of Israel / Edition 1

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Overview

In this thought-provoking book, Clark Williamson challenges churches and theologians to become aware of the inherited ideology of anti-Judaism that has distorted their teaching, even on such key matters as Jesus, the Scriptures, the church, and God. Williamson bases his study on a wide range of confessional literature from Roman Catholic to Protestant doctrines. He demonstrates that both the people of Israel and the church stand in relation to God only by the grace of God and suggests a radical, constructive alternative to the "teaching of contempt."

Williamson challenges churches and theologians to become aware of the inherited ideology of anti-Judaism that has distorted their teaching, even on such key matters as Jesus, the Scriptures, the church, and God, and suggests a radical, constructive alternative to the "teaching of contempt."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780664254544
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication date: 9/23/1993
  • Edition description: 1st ed
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 356
  • Lexile: 1480L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 0.79 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Meet the Author


Clark M. Williamson is Indiana Professor Emeritus of Christian Thought at Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis, Indiana.
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Table of Contents

Preface
1 Theology After the Shoah 1
2 The Church and the Jewish People: Revolutionary Confessions 27
3 Jesus of Nazareth 48
4 The Triumph of Grace in Paul's Theology 77
5 Covenant 107
6 The Authority of Scripture 139
7 Christology 167
8 The God of Israel and of the Church 202
9 The Doctrine of the Church 233
Notes 267
Bibliography 317
Index, Including Scripture References 337
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