Abraham's Promise

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Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 2004 - Religion - 253 pages
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Abrahambs Promise brings together for the first time Michael Wyschogrodbs shorter writings, including several important essays that have never been published before. One of todaybs truly indispensable religious voices, Wyschogrod has been heralded as the most significant Jewish theologian in a generation and admired for his singular contributions to Jewish-Christian relations. This reader aptly captures the broad scope of Wyschogrodbs work on Judaism and the Jewish-Christian encounter, collecting seminal essays, articles, and reviews that address such topics as the God of Abraham and the God of philosophy, sin and atonement, Judaism and the land, the Six Day War, Paul on Jews and Gentiles, and the theology of Karl Barth. An introductory essay by editor R. Kendall Soulen sets Wyschogrodbs career and writings in context. This important publication will have broad appeal to Jewish and Christian scholars concerned with theology, Jewish-Christian dialogue, and contemporary Jewish thought.

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Abraham's promise: Judaism and Jewish-Christian relations

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This collection of essays, articles, and reviews sums up the career of Wyschogrod (philosophy, emeritus, Baruch Coll., CUNY), an orthodox Jew who has written extensively on Jewish-Christian relations ... Read full review


Divine Election and Commandments
The One God of Abraham and the Unity of the God of Jewish Philosophy
A Theology of Jewish Unity
Sin and Atonement in Judaism
Judaism and Conscience
Judaism and the land
Reflections on the Six Day War after a Quarter Century
The Revenge of the Animals
A Jewish View of Christianity
Incarnation and Gods Indwelling in Israel
Israel the Church and Election
Paul Jews and Gentiles
A Letter to Cardinal Lustiger
Why Was and Is the Theology of Karl Earth of Interest to a Jewish Theologian?
The Impact of Dialogue with Christianity on My Self Understanding as a Jew
Works by Michael Wyschogrod

Faith and the Holocaust
Franz Rosenzweigs The Star of Redemption
A Jewish Death in Heidelberg

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Michael Wyschogrod is professor emeritus of philosophy atBaruch College of the City University of New York. He isthe author of The Body of Faith: God in the PeopleIsrael.

R. Kendall Soulen is ordained in the United Methodist Church and is Professor of Systematic Theology at Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, D.C.

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