O, Jerusalem

O, Jerusalem

by Marc H Ellis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0800631595

ISBN-13: 9780800631598

Pub. Date: 09/05/2000

Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers

Ellis sees a "struggle for the heart and soul of the Jewish people," which he locates in the covenant, symbolized by Jerusalem. Raising profound questions for both Jews and Christians, his book offers a renewed theology of the covenant and urges authentic embrace of its justice dimensions, its present "exile," and its future in revolutionary forgiveness.  See more details below

Overview

Ellis sees a "struggle for the heart and soul of the Jewish people," which he locates in the covenant, symbolized by Jerusalem. Raising profound questions for both Jews and Christians, his book offers a renewed theology of the covenant and urges authentic embrace of its justice dimensions, its present "exile," and its future in revolutionary forgiveness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780800631598
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date:
09/05/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Prologue
Ch. 1Visions of the Diaspora and Homeland1
Ch. 2On Memory and Justice19
Ch. 3Jerusalem and the Broken Middle41
Ch. 4The Covenant on the Threshold of the Twenty-First Century63
Ch. 5The Great Debate over Jewish Identity and Culture93
Ch. 6Toward a New Sinai127
Epilogue157
Notes172
Index183

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