Toward Greater Understanding: Essays in Honor of John Cardinal O'Connor

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Toward Greater Understanding: Essays in Honor of John Cardinal O'Connor

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This Festschrift celebrates His Eminence John Cardinal O'Connor's seventy-fifth birthday. Contributed by an extraordinary variety of distinguished scholars, statesmen, and church and synagogue leaders, the essays explore the many challenges of deepening the dialogue between Christians and Jews.

ISBN

9781888112009

Publication Date

1995

Publisher

Sacred Heart University Press

City

Fairfield CT

Keywords

Judaism, Christianity, Catholic Church, Second Vatican Council

Disciplines

Christianity | Comparative Methodologies and Theories | Religion | Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion

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Table of Contents:

Dialogue / Willaim H. Keeler -- Anti-Semitism: A Catholic critique / Joseph Bernardin -- Why dialogue? Some reflections on Catholic-Jewish dialogue / Edward Idris Cassidy -- John Cardinal O'Connor / Chaim Herzog -- Some Jewish reflections on The Splendor of truth / Jack Bemporad -- Prayer and message at the Jewish Memorial, Auschwitz, August 19, 1986 / Bernard Law -- Some comments on the encyclical Veritatis splendor of Pope John Paul II: Jewish and philosophical / David Novak -- Progress in Jewish-Christian dialogue / Mordecai Waxman -- United against fanaticism / Elie Wiesel -- Religion and morality / Walter S. Wurzburger.

Toward Greater Understanding: Essays in Honor of John Cardinal O'Connor

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