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Is There Reason for Hope?: The Second Vatican Council and Catholic Interreligious Relations

Leo D. Lefebure

in The Long Shadow of Vatican Ii: Living Faith and Negotiating Authority since the Second Vatican Council

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625294
eISBN:
9781469625317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625294.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Two major Council Declarations, on non-Christian religions (Nostra Aetate) and on religious freedom (Dignitatis Humanae), set the stage for a radically different view of non-Christian religious ... More


The Road Behind and the Road Ahead: Catholicism and Judaism

Philip A. Cunningham

in Catholicism and Interreligious Dialogue

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199827879
eISBN:
9780199919451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827879.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter discusses the road behind and the road ahead for Catholic-Jewish relations. It begins by telling the story of an encyclical, drafted in 1938 but never published, that Pius XI (r. ... More


 The Forty Years' Peace: Christian Churches Reevaluate Judaism

Michael S. Kogan

in Opening the Covenant: A Jewish Theology of Christianity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195112597
eISBN:
9780199872275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112597.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Since 1965, the Roman Catholic Church has issued three official statements on the Jews and Judaism (in 1965, 1974, and 1985). Added to these are numerous statements by the pope and documents issued ... More


The Catholic Church and the Jewish People: Recent Reflections from Rome

Norbert J. Hofmann and Joseph Sievers

Philip A Cunningham (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228058
eISBN:
9780823237111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228058.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book makes available in fifteen chapters English essays that mark the fortieth anniversary of the Second Vatican Council's Declaration on the Relationship of the Church to Non-Christian ... More


10. Nostra Aetate and the Discovery of the Sacrament of Otherness

Alberto Melloni

in The Catholic Church and the Jewish People: Recent Reflections from Rome

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228058
eISBN:
9780823237111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228058.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter provides a background on the preconciliar work that led to the declaration Nostra Aetate, drawing on the main existing historiographical literature, from the memories of John M. ... More


The Council and the Religions

Gavin D’Costa

in Vatican II: Catholic Doctrines on Jews and Muslims

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199659272
eISBN:
9780191788109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659272.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History, World Religions

Examines the teachings about the ‘religions’ in general in the Dogmatic Constitution on the Church, Lumen gentium 16. Relates and interprets the teachings in the light of other Council documents: on ... More


11. The Creation and Work of the Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews

Cardinal Jorge and Maria Mejίa

in The Catholic Church and the Jewish People: Recent Reflections from Rome

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228058
eISBN:
9780823237111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228058.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews was established by Pope Paul VI on October 22, 1974. This chapter discusses the precedents of the Commission and its beginning, its configuration ... More


1. Paths Taken and Enduring Questions in Jewish - Christian Relations Today: Thirty Years of the Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews

Kasper Cardinal Walter

in The Catholic Church and the Jewish People: Recent Reflections from Rome

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228058
eISBN:
9780823237111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228058.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

More than forty years have passed since the promulgation of Nostra Aetate and thirty years since the creation of the Pontifical Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews. These events mark one ... More


From Supersessionism to Ecumenicism

Aaron W. Hughes

in Abrahamic Religions: On the Uses and Abuses of History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199934645
eISBN:
9780199980666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934645.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter explores how scholars of Islam in the early and mid-twentieth century—most notably those associated with the “school” of Louis Massignon—played an important initial role in this change ... More


The Holocaust’s Impact on Christian-Jewish Relations

John K. Roth

in The Failures of Ethics: Confronting the Holocaust, Genocide, and Other Mass Atrocities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198725336
eISBN:
9780191792663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725336.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Christian understandings of Judaism—better identified as misunderstandings—have produced immense suffering and sorrow. Post-Holocaust Christian understandings of Judaism are much better than they ... More


5. The Difficult Apprenticeship of Diversity

Anna Foa

in The Catholic Church and the Jewish People: Recent Reflections from Rome

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228058
eISBN:
9780823237111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228058.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The history of the relations between Jews and Christians in the long centuries that preceded Nostra Aetate is a history that begins with the rise of Christianity and stretches over a period of almost ... More


Words of Peace and Truth: A-Dieu, Levinas

Michael A. Signer

in The Exorbitant: Emmanuel Levinas Between Jews and Christians

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230150
eISBN:
9780823235711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230150.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This concluding chapter links some of the issues raised in the book's chapters to the writings that have been central to theologians engaged in the same enterprise. It firsts ... More


Called from My Mother's Womb

Lucie Pruvost

in Christian Lives Given to the Study of Islam

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243198
eISBN:
9780823243235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243198.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Pruvost was born in Algeria and imbibed Muslim practice through observation before she became a White Sister and subsequently devoted herself to the study of Shari'a in Tunisia and a teaching career ... More


Some Unintended Consequences of Vatican ii

Ian Ker

in Newman on Vatican II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198717522
eISBN:
9780191786952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717522.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

This chapter looks at some key documents of Vatican II and shows how Newman’s writings provide a useful corrective and interpretation where their meaning has been distorted or exaggerated. The ... More


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