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Friends on the Way: Jesuits Encounter Contemporary Judaism

Thomas S.J. Michel

Abstract

The largest religous order in the Roman Catholic Church, the Society of Jesus, has been at the forefront of the Church's efforts at dialogue across religions. Understanding and improving relations between the Church and the Jewish people has been a major focus of the Holy See and the Society of Jesus for many years. This book, the fruit of a major conference on the history, nature, and dynamics of relations between Jesuits and contemporary Jewish life, brings together a selection of chapters by Jesuit scholars and pastoral leaders, a Jewish studies scholar, and a rabbi. Drawing on a variety of ... More

Keywords: Roman Catholic Church, Society of Jesus, religion, Jewish people, Holy See, Jesuits, contemporary Jewish life, pastoral leaders, spirituality

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780823228119
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: March 2011 DOI:10.5422/fso/9780823228119.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Thomas S.J. Michel, editor
Secretary, Interreligious Dialogue of the Society of Jesus

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