Christians & Jews in Dialogue: Learning in the Presence of the Other

Christians & Jews in Dialogue: Learning in the Presence of the Other

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ISBN-13: 9781594732546
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 09/01/2008
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 1,269,927
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Mary C. Boys' books include Jewish-Christian Dialogue: One Woman's Experience; Has God Only One Blessing? Judaism as a Source of Christian Self-Understanding and Christians & Jews in Dialogue Learning in the Presence of the Other (SkyLight Paths). She is the Skinner and McAlpin Professor of Practical Theology at Union Theological Seminary in New York City, a member of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary and chairs the Christian Scholars Group on Christian-Jewish Relations.


Sara S. Lee edited Communities of Learning: A Vision for the Jewish Future. She is former director of the Rhea Hirsch School of Education at Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion in Los Angeles and past president of the Association of Professors and Researchers in Religious Education.


Dorothy C. Bass is director of the Valparaiso Project on the Education and Formation of People in Faith and editor of Practicing Our Faith: A Way of Life for a Searching People.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix
Acknowledgments xiii
Introduction xv

1. Jews and Christians: A Complicated Relationship 1
2. Sara's Story 18
3. Mary’s Story 39
4. Interreligious Teaching and Learning: The Experience 63
5. Toward a Theory of Interreligious Teaching and Learning 87
6. After Auschwitz: Conversations in a Krakow Park 114
7. Jews, Christians, and the Land of Israel 139
8. Participants Speak: Testimony to the Power of Interreligious Learning 173

Notes 178
Appendix 1 "Dabru Emet: A Jewish Statement on Christians and Christianity (2000)" 201
Appendix 2 “A Sacred Obligation: Rethinking Christian Faith in Relation to Judaism and the Jewish People” 206
Suggestions for Further Reading 214
Index 217

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