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After the evil : Christianity and Judaism in the shadow of the Holocaust

After the evil : Christianity and Judaism in the shadow of the Holocaust

Author: Richard Harries
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
The evil of the holocaust demands a radical rethink of the traditional Christian understanding of Judaism. This does not mean jettisoning Christianity's deepest convictions in order to make it conform to Judaism. Rather, Richard Harries develops the work of recent Jewish scholarship to discern resonances between central Christian and Jewish beliefs. This thought-provoking book offers fresh approaches to contentious  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Harries
ISBN: 0199263132 9780199263134
OCLC Number: 52144660
Description: 239 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The unspeakable evil --
After the evil-what? --
Jewish and Christian responses to suffering --
Forgive and forget? --
The covenant with humanity --
Should Christians try to convert Jews? --
Israel in Christian thought --
Jerusalem in religious perspective --
Jewish attitudes towards Christianity --
The Jewish Jesus and the Christian Christ --
Shared hope and a common task --
The unfinished agenda.
Responsibility: Richard Harries.
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Christian theology has traditionally been very negative about Judaism. This book argues for a rethink in the light of the evil of the holocaust and offers fresh approaches to issues such as  Read more...


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