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I dont know if it was the book it self that i love so much but I had to read this for my intro to theology at my college and it just open up so many new information to me that i have never considered. The way Goldberg wrote his book it is very easy to follow and its very interesting. I had thought about the differences before but never really thought about it alot other than they dont believe in jesus and they went through the holocaust so after reading this book i have to say that i have been e ...more
Mar 16, 2011 Robert Fischer rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
Although Michael Goldberg has an overly-Jewish reading even of the admittedly very Jewish Matthew, this book does an excellent job of highlighting real areas of difference and similarity between Christian and Jewish understandings of faith. It works well to counteract the idea that at the heart of all religions is "the same thing", and so apparent differences are actually simply superficial (and, by implication, vestigial) ornamentation. Very well written, very interesting, and definitely recomm ...more