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The biblical theme of divine election, according to Kaminsky, is a seminal idea basic to Judaism and Christianity without which neither tradition can flourish. Christians celebrate election as evidence of divine inscrutability, while Jews supplement it midrashically. Arguing that both sets of understandings are harmful in rigid form, Kaminsky asks both Jews and Christians to rethink election in theological terms suitable for today.


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