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Jewish-Christian Schism Revisited (John Howard Yoder Michael G Cartwright, Peter Ochs (eds)) Paperback Book, (Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co, 2003) 9780802813626
Jewish-Christian Schism Revisited (John Howard Yoder Michael G Cartwright, Peter Ochs (eds)) Paperback Book, (Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co, 2003) 9780802813626
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Title: The Jewish-Christian Schism Revisited

Author: Yoder, John Howard Michael G Cartwright, Peter Ochs (eds)

Publisher: Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co; Publication Date: 2003

Paperback; ISBN: 9780802813626

Volumes: 1; Pages: 298

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Between 1971 and 1996 the late John Howard Yoder wrote a group of ten essays with profound implications for Jewish-Christian relations. This volume brings these signature writings together for the first time.Significantly extending the thesis of his influential book The Politics of Jesus (Eerdmans) and other previous works, Yoder here argues that the historic Jewish-Christian schism "did not have to be." Building his case on compelling historical evidence, Yoder shows that, properly understood, Jesus did not reject Judaism, that Judaism did not reject Jesus, and that the apostle Paul's mandate for the salvation of the nations is best understood belonging to the context of his Jewish heritage.Editors Cartwright and Ochs clarify and crystallize Yoder's positions by locating them in relation to his decades-long dialogue with the philosopher-rabbi Steven S. Schwarzschild and by relating them to Yoder's own study of the book of Ephesians. They also show how Yoder's views on Jewish-Christian reconciliation have much to say about what it means for Christians and Jews to jointly be God's "missionary" peoples to and for the nations.CONTENTSAcknowledgementsEditor's Introduction Michael G. Cartwright and Peter OchsPreface: What Needs to Change in the Jewish--Christian Dialogue and WhyPart I: Tertium Datur1. 'It Did Not Have to Be'2. Jesus the Jewish Pacifist3. Paul the JudaizerPart II: The Free Church Vision and the Jewish Tradition4. The Jewishness of the Free Church Vision5. The Forms of a Possible Obedience6. The Restitution of the Church: An Alternative Perspective on Christian History Part III: Refusing Mis-located Dualisms of Judaism7. Judaism as a Non-non-Christian Religion8. Earthly Jerusalem and Heavenly Jerusalem: A Mislocated Dualism9. On Not Being in ChargePart IV: Christians and Jews Seeking the Shalom of the City10. 'See How They Go with Their Face to the Sun'Afterword: 'If Abraham is Our Father.' The Problem of Christian Supersessionism after YoderMichael G. CartwrightAppendix A: Salvation is of the Jews--A Sermon by John Howard YoderAppendix B: Mennonite Missions in Israel and the Peacemaking of Mennonite Central Committee Palestine (1949-2002): Two Contexts for Locating John Howard Yoder's Theological Dialogue with JudaismMichael G. CartwrightGlossaryScripture IndexSubject IndexName Index
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