It's not the case that Francis has little interest in theological exchanges. Rather, interreligious friendships are more the basis for dialogue than its by-product.
People don't like being told of atrocities. They don't like atrocious problems. They don't like problems which might perchance result in some self-...
A decade ago, who would have guessed that controversies about male circumcision would roil European countries and achieve resonance in the United States?
"How do we portray the ur-conflict, the 'impossible relationship' between an old immovable object and a new irresistible force as they collided in...
To get an inkling of the power of anti-Judaic legacy, I recommend reading a gospel in one sitting. Or better yet, watch 'The Gospel of John' with a Jewish friend.
Recent papal teaching, particularly since John Paul II, portrays God’s covenant with the Jews as valid and irrevocable.
An interreligious dialogue in which parties explain away their distinctive truth claims can help to improve relations among participants, but at great cost.
To foster a more productive Catholic-Jewish dialogue we need to pose two further questions, one backward-looking and one forward-looking.
The profound transformation of public life wrought by Christian charity did not come out of nowhere; it was an inheritance the church received from the synagogue.
In this brilliantly argued intellectual history, David Nirenberg asks how influential figures in the Western tradition have thought about Judaism over the millennia.
In a certain sense, every Christian is Jewish. This is something I could have told you years ago—I’m a scholar of religion, after all. But it’s possible to know a...