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By Gilbert S. Rosenthal

In 1965, the second one Vatican Council officially issued a historical record titled Nostra Aetate (In Our Time. It was once an try and body the connection among the Roman Catholic Church and the Jewish humans. by no means earlier than had an ecumenical council tried any such job. The landmark rfile issued via the Council and proclaimed through Pope Paul VI triggered a Copernican revolution in Catholic-Jewish kin and began a strategy that has unfold to the Protestant and Orthodox worlds besides.

This quantity, including essays and reflections via Catholic, Protestant, Orthodox, and Jewish students and theologians, via pastors and professors from the USA, Canada, eire, nice Britain, and Israel, is an assessment of what Nostra Aetate has complete to this point and the way Christian-Jewish kinfolk needs to continue in development bridges of recognize, knowing, and belief among the religion groups.

A Jubilee for All Times serves as a resource of dialogue, studying, and discussion for students, scholars and clever laypersons who think that we needs to create a favorable dating among Judaism and Christianity.

"The rfile Nostra Aetate, issued on the end of the second one Vatican Council, replaced the connection of Jews and Christians extra profoundly than any occasion within the two-thousand-year stumble upon of these groups of religion. Now as we close to the 50th anniversary of that record, Gilbert Rosenthal bargains us a veritable ceremonial dinner within the kind of A Jubilee for All Time. like all reliable get together, it bargains us major nutrients for notion and the corporate of a few of the key thinkers approximately Jewish-Christian kinfolk. this is often a call for participation really worth accepting."
--Daniel Polish, rabbi, Congergation Shir Chadash, Poughkeepsie, NY

"Combining own reflections, old observations, functional pedagogy, and theological sensitivity, the authors of this brilliant assortment rejoice Nostra Aetate, at the same time they proceed its work."
--Amy-Jill Levine, Professor of recent testomony and Jewish experiences, Divinity institution and faculty of Arts and technological know-how, Vanderbilt collage, Nashville, TN

"This 'jubilee' quantity, by means of reflecting again to this sort of transformative bankruptcy of contemporary non secular heritage, will supply notion and desire to many for the interfaith trip forward . . . an important academic source for Christians and Jews."
--Marvin R. Wilson, H. J. Ockenga Professor of Biblical and Theological experiences, Gordon university, Wenham, MA

"Fifty years after the second one Vatican Council's promulgation of Nostra Aetate, A Jubilee for all Time, rigorously edited by means of Rabbi Gilbert Rosenthal, is a useful evaluate of the theological 'Copernican Revolution' it engendered. Twenty-five students and thinkers from 5 varied countries think about the prior, current, and way forward for Jewish-Christian discussion, whereas pointing to this discussion as a possible version for interreligious discussion on a broader plane."
--Alan L. Berger, Director, middle for the examine of Values and Violence after Auschwitz, Florida Atlantic collage, Boca Raton, FL

Gilbert S. Rosenthal is the Director of the nationwide Council of Synagogues, a partnership of the Reform, Conservative, and Reconstructionist events in Judaism facing interfaith issues nationally. He served as a congregational rabbi for thirty-three years and used to be govt vp of the recent York Board of Rabbis. He has written articles and essays in English and Hebrew and has authored greater than twelve books, together with What Can a latest Jew Believe? (Wipf & inventory, 2007) and The Many Faces of Judaism (1978).

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