Jewish Ideas Daily has been succeeded and re-launched as Mosaic. Read more...

Interfaith dialogue

Jewish-Christian Dialogue Today Jewish-Christian Dialogue Today
Monday, February 21, 2011 by Yehudah Mirsky | Jewish Ideas Daily » Daily Features

How do today's Jews and Christians encounter one another? The most obvious way is in the countless interactions of Jewish and Christian colleagues and acquaintances in a host of daily settings, including exchanges on their respective religious attitudes and experiences.
Page 2 of 212
Editors' Picks
One Abraham, or Three? Jon D. Levenson, Wall Street Journal. A shared, "Abrahamic" heritage is supposed to foster reconciliation between Jews, Christians, and Muslims—but bears little relation to the figure of Abraham in any of the three traditions.
To Each His Abraham Peter Monaghan, Chronicle of Higher Education. In Inheriting Abraham, Bible scholar Jon D. Levenson shows that while Jews, Christians, and Muslims all consider themselves the patriarch's children, they aren't talking about the same Abraham.
Both Same and Different Alan Brill, BTI Magazine. Many of the differences between Judaism and Christianity are not greater than the differences within Judaism or Christianity itself. (PDF; pp.4-8)