Do anti-Semitic appeals to the Bible always constitute an abuse of scripture? Would that it were so simple.
“If to get a good message you need to make Judaism look bad, then you don’t have a good message.”
James Carroll tells a story of faith, reason, and freedom.
Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are connected as older and younger siblings. It's an asymmetrical relationship.
It was the shortest Vatican II document but among the most influential. Whatever its limits, it was a watershed in Christian-Jewish relations.
Engagement in serious, respectful conversation with other religious traditions is important and urgent. Leo Lefebure details why it’s also difficult.
The Prodigal Son is often read to mean that God loves sinners, whereas the Jews thought God only loved the righteous. This makes no sense.
The conflict over divestment seems to divide Presbyterians more deeply than past struggles. Old friends are barely speaking to one another.
"While Israel has more interfaith activity pro-rata than anywhere else in the world, all such activity involves a tiny percent of the population."
One rabbi noted that almost all heads of U.S. churches have visited Israel. And many of them have rethought attempts to convert Jews.