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By Gilbert S. Rosenthal

In 1965, the second one Vatican Council officially issued a ancient rfile titled Nostra Aetate (In Our Time. It used to be 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 record issued by means of the Council and proclaimed through Pope Paul VI brought about a Copernican revolution in Catholic-Jewish kinfolk and commenced a procedure that has unfold to the Protestant and Orthodox worlds besides.

This quantity, which includes essays and reflections by way of Catholic, Protestant, Orthodox, and Jewish students and theologians, by way of pastors and professors from the U.S., Canada, eire, nice Britain, and Israel, is an evaluate of what Nostra Aetate has finished to this point and the way Christian-Jewish relatives needs to continue in development bridges of admire, 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 courting among Judaism and Christianity.

"The record 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 come upon of these groups of religion. Now as we close to the 50th anniversary of that record, Gilbert Rosenthal bargains us a veritable dinner party within the kind of A Jubilee for All Time. like several stable social gathering, it deals us major meals for inspiration and the corporate of a few of the most important thinkers approximately Jewish-Christian relatives. this can be a call for participation worth accepting."
--Daniel Polish, rabbi, Congergation Shir Chadash, Poughkeepsie, NY

"Combining own reflections, historic observations, sensible pedagogy, and theological sensitivity, the authors of this impressive assortment have fun Nostra Aetate, whilst they proceed its work."
--Amy-Jill Levine, Professor of recent testomony and Jewish experiences, Divinity college and faculty of Arts and technological know-how, Vanderbilt college, Nashville, TN

"This 'jubilee' quantity, through reflecting again to this type of transformative bankruptcy of recent spiritual background, will supply thought 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 through Rabbi Gilbert Rosenthal, is a useful evaluation of the theological 'Copernican Revolution' it engendered. Twenty-five students and thinkers from 5 varied countries think of the earlier, 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, heart for the learn 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 activities in Judaism facing interfaith issues nationally. He served as a congregational rabbi for thirty-three years and used to be govt vice chairman 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 contemporary Jew Believe? (Wipf & inventory, 2007) and The Many Faces of Judaism (1978).

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