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Jewish conscience of the Church : Jules Isaac and the Second Vatican Council

Author: Norman C Tobias
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book presents the backstory of how the Catholic Church came to clarify and embrace the role of Israel in salvation history, at the behest of an unlikely personality: Jules Isaac.


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Named Person: Jules Isaac; Jules Isaac; Jules Isaac
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norman C Tobias
ISBN: 9783319469249 331946924X 3319469258 9783319469256
OCLC Number: 957533404
Language Note: Contains letter written in French by Jules Isaac (pages 275-277).
Description: xxxiii, 307 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: CHAPTER 1: On the Threshold of a Sacred Mission CHAPTER 2: The Formative Years - Peguy 1877-1902 CHAPTER 3: From Academe to Activism 1902-1940CHAPTER 4: From Citizen to Leper 1940-1943 CHAPTER 5: The Catastrophe 1943-1945 CHAPTER 6: Gospel RealityCHAPTER 7: Jesus et Israel CHAPTER 8: The Resonance of Jesus et Israel CHAPTER 9: A First Papal AudienceCHAPTER 10: Mission AccomplishedCHAPTER 11: Quaestiones de IudaeisCHAPTER 12: Salvation is from the JewsCHAPTER 13: The Rest of the Backstory
Other Titles: Jules Isaac and the Second Vatican Council
Responsibility: Norman C. Tobias.


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