Friends on the Way Hardback

Jesuits Encounter Contemporary Judaism

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Friends on the Way

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The largest order of religious in the Roman Catholic Church, the Society of Jesus has been at the forefront of the Church's efforts at dialogue across religions. Understanding and improving relations between the Church and the Jewish people has been a major focus of the Holy See and the Society of Jesus for many years. This book, the fruit of a major conference on the history, nature, and dynamics of relations between Jesuits and contemporary Jewish life, brings together a rich, wide-ranging selection of essays by Jesuit scholars and pastoral leaders, a leading Jewish studies scholar, and a leading rabbi. Drawing on a variety of approaches in historical and constructive theology, literary criticism, and spirituality, the contributors explore historical, philosophical, theological, cultural, and institutional themes - from Ignatian perspectives on Halakhic spirituality and the role played in Jesuit history by Jews forced to convert to Christianity to Jesuit perspectives on Hannah Arendt, Abraham Joshua Heschel, and Harold Bloom.

Friends on the Way was published by Fordham University Press in November 2007. The ISBN for Friends on the Way is 9780823228119.

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Details for Friends on the Way

Book FormatHardback
PublisherFordham University Press (November 2007)
Number of Pages176
Thickness22 mm
Height219 mm
Width153 mm
Product Code1227344
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