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Opening the covenant : a Jewish theology of Christianity

Author: Michael S Kogan
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Michael Kogan delves deeply into the theologies of Christianity and Judaism, to locate the precise points of difference and convergence. He sees Christianity as the breaking open of the original Covenant to include gentile peoples. God has brought this about, Kogan argues, through Jesus and his interpreters.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kogan, Michael S.
Opening the covenant.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
(DLC) 2007014739
(OCoLC)123377268
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael S Kogan
ISBN: 9780198027232 0198027230 9781435619463 1435619463 9780195112597 0195112598
OCLC Number: 191040284
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 284 pages)
Contents: Defining our terms --
The question of the Messiah --
Three Jewish theologians of Christianity --
Affirming the other's theology: how far can Jews and Christians go? --
The forty years peace: Christian churches reevaluate Judaism --
Two contemporary theologians of the dialogue --
Into another intensity: Christian-Jewish dialogue moves forward --
Truth and fact in religious narrative --
Bringing the dialogue home --
Does politics trump theology? The Israeli-Palestinian dispute invades the Jewish-Christian dialogue --
Toward a pluralist theology of Judaism.
Responsibility: Michael S. Kogan.

Abstract:

Michael Kogan delves deeply into the theologies of Christianity and Judaism, to locate the precise points of difference and convergence. He sees Christianity as the breaking open of the original Covenant to include gentile peoples. God has brought this about, Kogan argues, through Jesus and his interpreters.

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