Common Roots, New Horizons: Learning about Christian Faith from Dialogue with Jews, Geneva: World Council of Churches, 1994

A tour de force by one of the gifted Secretaries of the Office on Inter-religious Relationships of the WCC. Ucko reflects upon a world-wide experience in a series of provocative studies. Note particularly the excellent chapters on 'The kingdom of heaven as confession' and 'The Messiah - contested and awaited.' An insightful and succinct presentation of ways in which the encounter with Judaism illumines some of the principal biblical and theological issues with which Christians wrestle.