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Jewish Attitudes Towards Christianity

Richard Harries

in After the Evil

Published in print July 2003 | ISBN: 9780199263134
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600616 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199263132.003.0010
Jewish Attitudes Towards Christianity

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There is a tradition in Judaism of a positive attitude towards Christianity as well as a negative one, associated with Maimonides and more recently Leo Baeck, Martin Buber, Franz Rosenzweig, William Herberg, and Abraham Heschel. More recently, a group of Jewish scholars associated with Dabru Emet have sought to understand some traditional terms such as trinity and incarnation in terms of Jewish ideas.

Keywords: Baeck; Buber; Christianity; Dabru Emet; Jewish; Maimonides; Rosenzweig

Chapter.  7523 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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