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Christians & Jews—Faith to Faith

Christians & Jews—Faith to FaithTragic History, Promising Present, Fragile Future

We now have the potential to end two thousand years of hostility. Will we succeed? ... more

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  • ISBN 978-1-58023-432-0
  • Category Religion

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Overview

We now have the potential to end two thousand years of hostility. Will we succeed?

In recent years, courageous Christian and Jewish leaders have together confronted the past and commenced the urgent task of ending one of the world’s longest and most bitter religious conflicts by building bridges of solidarity, mutual knowledge and respect.

But creating this new and constructive relationship has not been easy. How did it happen? How was it possible to begin the process of overcoming centuries of stereotypes, caricatures and prejudices? And does the development of constructive Christian-Jewish relations, while still fragile, offer a successful model to resolve other conflicts?

This probing examination of Christian-Jewish relations looks at the major issues facing both faith communities to guarantee that recent hard-earned achievements will not be lost in the tumultuous years ahead.

Rabbi James Rudin, an international leader in interreligious relations, was a member of the American Jewish Committee’s (AJC) professional staff for thirty-two years, where he served as...more