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New PDF release: A Jubilee for All Time: The Copernican Revolution in

By Gilbert S. Rosenthal

ISBN-10: 1498227589

ISBN-13: 9781498227582

ISBN-10: 162564597X

ISBN-13: 9781625645975

In 1965, the second one Vatican Council officially issued a ancient rfile titled Nostra Aetate (In Our Time. It used to be an try to body the connection among the Roman Catholic Church and the Jewish humans. by no means earlier than had an ecumenical council tried this sort of activity. The landmark record issued by way of the Council and proclaimed by way of Pope Paul VI brought about a Copernican revolution in Catholic-Jewish family and began a procedure that has unfold to the Protestant and Orthodox worlds to boot.

This quantity, which includes essays and reflections through Catholic, Protestant, Orthodox, and Jewish students and theologians, via pastors and professors from the U.S., Canada, eire, nice Britain, and Israel, is an overview of what Nostra Aetate has finished up to now and the way Christian-Jewish family needs to continue in development bridges of admire, figuring out, and belief among the religion groups.

A Jubilee for All Times serves as a resource of debate, studying, and discussion for students, scholars and clever laypersons who think that we needs to create a good dating among Judaism and Christianity.

"The record Nostra Aetate, issued on the end of the second one Vatican Council, replaced the connection of Jews and Christians extra profoundly than any occasion within the two-thousand-year come across of these groups of religion. Now as we close to the 50th anniversary of that rfile, Gilbert Rosenthal bargains us a veritable ceremonial dinner within the kind of A Jubilee for All Time. like all sturdy get together, it bargains us major meals for concept and the corporate of a few of the key thinkers approximately Jewish-Christian kin. this can be a call for participation worth accepting."
--Daniel Polish, rabbi, Congergation Shir Chadash, Poughkeepsie, NY

"Combining own reflections, old observations, sensible pedagogy, and theological sensitivity, the authors of this magnificent assortment rejoice Nostra Aetate, at the same time they proceed its work."
--Amy-Jill Levine, Professor of latest testomony and Jewish reports, Divinity college and faculty of Arts and technological know-how, Vanderbilt college, Nashville, TN

"This 'jubilee' quantity, by means of reflecting again to one of these transformative bankruptcy of contemporary spiritual background, will provide notion and wish to many for the interfaith trip forward . . . a necessary academic source for Christians and Jews."
--Marvin R. Wilson, H. J. Ockenga Professor of Biblical and Theological stories, Gordon collage, Wenham, MA

"Fifty years after the second one Vatican Council's promulgation of Nostra Aetate, A Jubilee for all Time, rigorously edited via Rabbi Gilbert Rosenthal, is a useful overview of the theological 'Copernican Revolution' it engendered. Twenty-five students and thinkers from 5 assorted international locations examine the prior, current, and way forward for Jewish-Christian discussion, whereas pointing to this discussion as a possible version for interreligious discussion on a broader plane."
--Alan L. Berger, Director, heart for the examine of Values and Violence after Auschwitz, Florida Atlantic college, Boca Raton, FL

Gilbert S. Rosenthal is the Director of the nationwide Council of Synagogues, a partnership of the Reform, Conservative, and Reconstructionist routine in Judaism facing interfaith concerns nationally. He served as a congregational rabbi for thirty-three years and used to be govt vp of the recent York Board of Rabbis. He has written articles and essays in English and Hebrew and has authored greater than twelve books, together with What Can a contemporary Jew Believe? (Wipf & inventory, 2007) and The Many Faces of Judaism (1978).

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