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For the Sake of Heaven and Earth: The New Encounter Between Judaism and Christianity
Rabbi Greenberg’s book makes an invaluable contribution to interfaith conversation. He calls for Christians and Jews to come together in their continuously evolving partnership with God—dual covenants that demand “openness to each other, learning from each other, and a respect for the distinctiveness of the ongoing validity of each other.” Now, when the resurgence of anti- ...more
Paperback, 360 pages
Published October 1st 2004 by The Jewish Publication Society
(first published July 31st 2004)
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This book was not what I was expecting. I was expecting a sociological study of the interaction between Jewish and Christian cultures. What did I get? I got theology. I agree with Richard Dawkins when he said that theology is a complete non subject. I will add that it is utterly absurd. It is so absurd that when someone speaks to me with the assumption that I accept religious doctrine I feel like my intelligence is being insulted. Well, this book was written by a Jew for the consumption of Jews ...more