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Author: Michael A. Signer
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1 INTRODUCTION

The three "registers" of Jewish-Christian relations: "disputation, "deliberation", "dialogue".
  • Has God Only One Blessing?
  • Christianity in Jewish Terms
Discussion
2 Nostra Aetate
Lecture Two: Nostra Aetate Lecture Two Video
3 BACK TO THE SOURCES: ORIGINS OF HOSTILITY

The Problem of Christian Origins and Jewish-Christian Relations
  • Has God Only One Blessing?
Lecture Three: The Christian Story and the Jewish People
4 Gospels: Matthew and John
  • "The 'Old' and 'New' Covenants"
Discussion
5 Paul: Epistle to Galatians and Romans
  • "The Torah as Law in Judaism"
Lectures Five and Six: Pauline Epistle Lecture Notes
6 Paul: Epistle to the Romans
  • Romans
  • Apostolic Fathers
Discussion
7 Epistle to the Hebrews
  • Hebrews
Lecture Seven: Epistle to the Hebrews Lecture
8 Time for Refection: Is there One Story of Origins?
  • Has God Only One Blessing?
Discussion Lecture Eight Video
9 THE PARTED WAYS

Jews in Ancient Christian Writers
  • Epistle of Barnabas
  • "On the passover"
  • "In Answer to the Jews"
  • Living Letters of the Law
Discussion
10 The Rabbis on Pagans, Sectarians, Christians
  • Mekhilta de-Rabbi Ishmael
  • Midrash rabbah
  • Bavli Gittin
  • Christianity in Talmud and Midrash
  • "Disputations and Polemics", Encyc. Judaica: Vol. 6
11 THE MEDIEVAL ENCOUNTER: DISPUTATION

Jews and Christians in Medieval Europe
Read:

  • Living Letters of the Law
  • "History", Encyclopaedia Judaica: Vol. 8
12 Private Disputation Manuals
  • The Book of the Covenant
Discussion
13 At the Extremes: Blood Libel, Host Desecration
  • The Jew in the Medieval World
  • Toward a Definition of Antisemitism
Discussion
14 The Public Disputations: Christian Evangelism and Jewish Response


  • Judaism on Trial
  • Exclusiveness and Tolerance
  • Living Letters of the Law
Discussion
15 INTO MODERNITY: THE GERMAN-JEWISH QUESTION

Martin Buber
  • "Church, State, Nation, Jewry"
  • "Two Types of Faith"
Lecture Fifteen Video
16 Franz Rosenzweig Discussion
17 AFTER THE ABYSS. CONTEMPORARY DIALOGUE

Disputation Continued?
Joseph Soloveitchik and Moses Feinstein

Discussion
18 Dialogue Renewed: Abraham J. Heschel
  • "No Religion is an Island"
  • "The Jewish Notion of God and Christian Renewal"
Discussion
19 Rethinking the Christian Relationship with Judaism
Systematic Rethinking

20 CONFRONTING THE SHOAH: FIFTY YEARS LATER
Discussion
21 DABRU EMET AND A SACRED OBLIGATION


Discussion
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