In a genuine search for mutual understanding, two leading religious figures communicate through powerful letters in The Christian and the Pharisee. Through a unique and rare exchange of letters, an evangelical preacher, R. T. Kendall, and a senior Jewish rabbi, David Rosen, openly discuss and debate their views on heaven and how we get there. This groundbreaking book offers an opportunity to read the heartfelt correspondence of these two prolific and acclaimed theologians as they vigorously defend their own beliefs while they challenge each other's claims.
Despite living in a time of tumultuous religious division, the two leaders develop a refreshing and deep mutual respect and forge a strong friendship through the questions asked and answered. As the men encounter seemingly irreconcilable differences in beliefs, The Christian and the Pharisee shows how the little they do share allows them to form strong alliances - a lesson that is crucial to a world in crisis.
The book reproduces a candid exchange of letters between two leading religious figures ¿ an evangelical preacher and a senior Jewish rabbi. This groundbreaking publication is a rare opportunity to read the heartfelt correspondence of two prolific and acclaimed theologians, as they both seek to vigorously defend their own beliefs and allow themselves to be challenged by the claims of the other. As the discussion continues we see mutual respect grow and a strong friendship forged before the relationship is inevitably tested as they encounter points of seemingly irreconcilable differences. Though there are issues and beliefs which separate the two theological camps, this book shows how they share enough to not only get along, but form strong alliances.