Talking with Christians: Musings of a Jewish Theologian

David Novak is one of the most important Jewish theologians writing in English today, and Talking with Christians is an excellent introduction to his thought on relations between Christians and Jews. In Christian circles, Novak is probably best known as one of the principal authors of Dabru Emet (2000), a Jewish statement on Christians and Christianity that was ultimately cosigned by several hundred Jewish rabbis and educators. Dabru Emet (“Speak the Truth”) acknowledges the changes that many church bodies have made in recent years in their teaching on Judaism and calls upon Jews to begin an analogous effort to develop a new Jewish theology of Christianity.


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