Monthly Archives: February 2012

New Perspectives on Paul and Why They Matter – (2) E. P. Sanders

For many years I was unable to garner from some author useful truths if I knew that we had some fundamental disagreement, or if the author taught something which I did not approve.  I spent decades throwing babies out with … Continue reading

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New Perspectives on Paul and Why They Matter – (1) Krister Stendahl

Perhaps you have heard about “The New Perspective on Paul.”  Actually, one of the prime figures in this field of study, James Dunn, suggests we should instead speak of “New Perspectives” plural, because there are a variety of new perspectives … Continue reading

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Safeguards – Toward Christians and Jews Partnering Together Under the Mission of God

Last time I promised you that I would give some safeguards to enhance the process of Christians and Jews partnering together under the mission of God. These suggestions are aimed at the Christian partners, but are also of interest to … Continue reading

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Toward Christians and Jews Partnering Together Under the Mission of God

In this post, we look three of four question flowing from our recent examination of both the Protestant and Roman Catholic communities with regard to the Jewish people and the Jewish State.  These questions both assess from where we’ve come … Continue reading

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The Roman Catholic Church, the Jewish People, and Zionism: Part Five

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back We should not be so naïve as to imagine that since Nostra Aetate the Roman Catholic Church has only moved forward with regard to the Jewish people in its understanding, teachings, and ways of … Continue reading

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The Roman Catholic Church, the Jewish People, and ZIonism – Part Four

Here we continue with our retrospective on the papacy of John Paul II, in which he sought to unpack and implement the gains for Catholic Jewish relations found in Nostra Aetate.  The categories for examining Paul’s papacy are borrowed from … Continue reading

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The Roman Catholic Church, the Jewish People, and Zionism – Part Three

Following my treatment of the World Council of Churches and of the Lausanne Movement, this post is the third in a series on the Roman Catholic Church. We continue here to examine the papacy of John Paul II who strove … Continue reading

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The Roman Catholic Church, the Jewish People, and Zionism – Part Two

Following my treatment of the World Council of Churches and of the Lausanne Movement, this post is the second in a series on the Roman Catholic Church. Currently we are examining the papacy of John Paul II who strove to … Continue reading

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The Roman Catholic Church, the Jewish People, and Zionism

Although as we have seen,  the World Council of Churches (WCC)  and the Lausanne Congress on World Evangelization (LCWE) have proven unable or disinclined to theologize about the Jewish people, this has not been so for the Roman Catholic Church, … Continue reading

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The Lausanne Movement, the Jewish People, and Zionism – Part Three

If you’ve followed the past two posts, you now know something about the origins and character of the Lausanne Congress on World Evangelism (LCWE).  All of that was preparatory for this post.  Now it is time to discuss the LCWE’s … Continue reading

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