Protestants and Jews after Nostra Aetate
It was the shortest Vatican II document but among the most influential. Whatever its limits, it was a watershed in Christian-Jewish relations.
Christian Scripture and Other Religions
Engagement in serious, respectful conversation with other religious traditions is important and urgent. Leo Lefebure details why it’s also difficult.
What the Prodigal Son story doesn’t mean
The Prodigal Son is often read to mean that God loves sinners, whereas the Jews thought God only loved the righteous. This makes no sense.
The conflict over divestment seems to divide Presbyterians more deeply than past struggles. Old friends are barely speaking to one another.
Orthodox rabbis reckon with Christianity
One rabbi noted that almost all heads of U.S. churches have visited Israel. And many of them have rethought attempts to convert Jews.