Catholic-Jewish Relations: Twelve Key Themes for Teaching & Preaching

Catholic Jewish Relations

By Teresa Pirola. Offers a road map to become acquainted with the main themes and documents that have emerged through the Catholic Church’s encounter and dialogue with the Jewish people since Vatican II, distilled here as twelve key statements. Framed by the author’s Catholic tradition, it is a overview providing leads for further reading and discussion. The author points out that the gains of the past sixty years have become better known to non-specialist and grassroots audiences, especially those engaged in teaching, preaching, and shaping the minds and hearts of the next generation. The result is a reawakening to the Jewish foundations of Christian faith and the Church’s ongoing path of reconciliation and partnership with the Jewish people. Read more.