Feminist Theology and Jewish-Christian Dialogue

Grohmann, Marianne

Confrontation, shock and rethinking in feminist theologies. The struggle to correct anti-Judaic prejudices. … [more]

Powerlessness of God? A Critical Appraisal of Hans Jonas’s Idea of God after Auschwitz

Henrix, Hans Hermann

How can we still speak of a powerful and loving God after Auschwitz? Hans Jonas (1903-1993) dealt with this question from a Jewish point of view in his famous essay 'The Idea of God after Auschwitz.' A Christian theologian here discusses Jonas' provocative notion of a 'self-limiting God.' … [more]

Fundamentalism: An Islamic Perspective

Hussain, Asaf

A British symposium on the nature and role of Fundamentalism in the three monotheistic faiths. See also: A Cristian Response and A Jewish Perspective. … [more]

Matthew's Gospel and Judaism

Lee, Dorothy A.

Whether or not antisemitism exists in the text of the Gospel, it is undeniable that Matthew has been interpreted, in many Christian quarters, in an antisemitic way. Sometimes such interpretations have been unconscious. … [more]

Jesus the Jew

Loader, William

An approach by an historian of the early Christian writings, commonly called the New Testament of the Christian Bible, and of the social, cultural and religious world in which these writings emerged. … [more]

Franz Rosenzweig 1886-1929

Lux, Rüdiger

A biographical sketch of Rosenzweig, who needs to be re-discovered by Jews and Christians and for the modern Christian-Jewish dialogue. … [more]

Jesus and the Jews - Today

Marmur, Dow

A lecture Rabbi Marmur of Holy Blossom Temple in Toronto gave at Regis College, Toronto. … [more]

From Civility to Piety: An Agenda for Postmodern Judaism

Marmur, Dow

Civil religion, the outcome of modernity, is not sufficient for life in the postmodern world. A return to premodern ways is not possible. Modernity has to be affirmed, but it should not be embraced. The article calls for a move beyond civil religion, 'from horizontal to vertical transcendence', which is relevant for both Jews and Christians of all branches of Judaism and the church. … [more]

Halachah and Reform Judaism

Marmur, Dow

This essay tries to describe some lines of demarcation between the holy and the profane, the permitted and the prohibited. Although we may be living in a 'post-halachic' age, we must still take halachah seriously, for Jewish law, even when no longer operative, still forms the very foundation of our tradition. … [more]

The Gospel of Mark and Judaism

McFarlane, Robert

Mark could be a helpful source in considering the relationship between Judaism and Christianity at an early point in the process of ‘the parting of the ways’ than that represented by the other gospels. … [more]