A Jubilee for All Time: The Copernican Revolution in by Gilbert S. Rosenthal

By Gilbert S. Rosenthal

In 1965, the second one Vatican Council officially issued a old record titled Nostra Aetate (In Our Time. It was once an try and body the connection among the Roman Catholic Church and the Jewish humans. by no means sooner than had an ecumenical council tried this type of job. The landmark record issued by means of the Council and proclaimed via Pope Paul VI prompted a Copernican revolution in Catholic-Jewish kin and began a method that has unfold to the Protestant and Orthodox worlds besides.

This quantity, such as essays and reflections via Catholic, Protestant, Orthodox, and Jewish students and theologians, by means of pastors and professors from the U.S., Canada, eire, nice Britain, and Israel, is an review of what Nostra Aetate has entire so far and the way Christian-Jewish relatives needs to continue in development bridges of recognize, realizing, and belief among the religion groups.

A Jubilee for All Times serves as a resource of debate, studying, and discussion for students, scholars and clever laypersons who think that we needs to create a good dating 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 stumble upon of these groups of religion. Now as we close to the 50th anniversary of that rfile, Gilbert Rosenthal deals us a veritable dinner party within the kind of A Jubilee for All Time. like several stable get together, it bargains us major nutrition for suggestion and the corporate of a few of the most important thinkers approximately Jewish-Christian kin. this is often a call for participation worth accepting."
--Daniel Polish, rabbi, Congergation Shir Chadash, Poughkeepsie, NY

"Combining own reflections, ancient observations, useful pedagogy, and theological sensitivity, the authors of this tremendous assortment rejoice Nostra Aetate, at the same time they proceed its work."
--Amy-Jill Levine, Professor of recent testomony and Jewish experiences, Divinity tuition and faculty of Arts and technology, Vanderbilt collage, Nashville, TN

"This 'jubilee' quantity, via reflecting again to this type of transformative bankruptcy of recent non secular historical past, will provide proposal and desire to many for the interfaith trip forward . . . a necessary academic source for Christians and Jews."
--Marvin R. Wilson, H. J. Ockenga Professor of Biblical and Theological reviews, Gordon collage, Wenham, MA

"Fifty years after the second one Vatican Council's promulgation of Nostra Aetate, A Jubilee for all Time, conscientiously edited via Rabbi Gilbert Rosenthal, is a useful review of the theological 'Copernican Revolution' it engendered. Twenty-five students and thinkers from 5 diversified international locations think about the prior, 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, middle for the research of Values and Violence after Auschwitz, Florida Atlantic college, 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 was once 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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