A Jewish Theology of Interfaith Relations

By Elliot N. Dorff

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), December 2005

Summarizing chapter three of his book, To Do the Right and the Good, Dorff explains his three arguments for creating fruitful relations with non-Jews seeking new grounding for mutual respect and cooperation - historical, philosophical and religious. Dorff calls for a new Jewish Theology of interfaith relations applying strains of biblical and rabbinic sources to the new realities of the modern world.

Topic: Theology, Morality, Ethics, Pluralism, Community Relations, Cultural Sensitivity

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.36/no.626

Page Number(s): 9-10

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Dorff, Elliot N. A Jewish Theology of Interfaith Relations. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). December 2005: 9-10. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=5688


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