A Prophet for Our Time: An Anthology of the Writings of Rabbi Marc H. Tanenbaum

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Fordham Univ Press, 2002 - Philosophy - 376 pages
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Rabbi, writer, teacher, activist, and organizer, Marc H. Tanenbaum was for more than three generations at the center of the struggle for religious understanding and human rights. As a pioneer in ecumenical dialogue, Tanenbaum left an indelible mark on many communities of faith.This rich collection of Tanenbaum's most influential writings underscores his contributions to civil and human rights, international affairs and - above all - the development of Jewish-Christian understanding and mutual respect. Special features of this book include a biographical essay andintroductions to the major issues and the essays.
 

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Contents

Paths to Agape
7
One of the Righteous Among
24
An Interfaith Reexamination of ChristianJewish
31
Myths and Realities
42
The Role of the Church and Synagogue in Social
49
An Interfaith Appraisal AJewish Viewpoint
75
AJewish Reaction to Catholic Positions in Vatican II
99
Israels Hour of Need and the JewishChristian
109
Do You Know What Hurts Me?
183
Judaism Ecumenism and Pluralism
201
Holy Year 1975 and Its Origins in the Jewish Jubilee
214
Their Meaning
229
The Moral Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr
247
From the Past A Present
264
Heschel and Vatican
294
On BlackJewish Relations
328

AJewish View
127
Issues and Prospects
147
A Survey and Evaluation of ChristianJewish
162
No One Has the Right to Turn Auschwitz into
352
Index
365
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Judith H. Banki is Director of Special Programs for Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding. Eugene J. Fisher is Executive Secretary of the Secretariat for Catholic-Jewish Relations of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops

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