Judaism and Other Faiths  -     By: Daniel C. Cohn-Sherbok
Buy Item InStock180.00$180.00 Retail: $200.00 Save 10% ($20.00) Add To Cart

Add To Wishlist

Judaism and Other Faiths

St. Martin's Press / 1994 / Hardcover

$180.00 (CBD Price)
Retail: $200.00
Save 10% ($20.00)
In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW2103842

Flash Sale
* This product is available for shipment only to the USA.
* This product is not available for expedited shipping.

Product Information

Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 200
Vendor: St. Martin's Press
Publication Date: 1994
Dimensions: 8.81 X 5.74 X 0.82 (inches)
ISBN: 0312103840
ISBN-13: 9780312103842

Publisher's Description

This pioneering study is the first full-length exploration of the relationship between Judaism and the world's religions. Beginning with an examination of the biblical view of pagan worship, the book traces the history of Jewish attitudes towards other religious traditions in the rabbinic period, the Middle Ages, the early modern age and contemporary times. In the final part of this volume, the author formulates a radically new Jewish theology of religious pluralism. In his view, what is now required is for Jews to free themselves from the absolutes of the past. No longer should they regard Judaism as embodying God's full and final revelation; instead, the Divine should be placed at the centre of the universe of faiths. Given such a shift in perspective, the way would then be open for interfaith dialogue of the most profound kind. From its ancient origins Judaism adopted a generally tolerant attitude to other traditions - what is possible today is for this spirit of tolerance to deepen and serve as a foundation for a common quest with like-minded adherents of other faiths for spiritual insight and religious truth. This study is a vital source for all those who seek to understand Judaism in relation to the world's major religions.

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook


Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search