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Suggested Reading

Suggestions from ICJS Scholars for further reading and study. The topics range from Jewish and Christian histories to religion in modern America, from prayer and worship practices to polemics and critiques. 

Interfaith Dialogue

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Jewish and Christian Interfaith Dialogue

Boys, Mary C. Has God Only One Blessing?: Judaism as a Source of Christian Self-Understanding. New York: Paulist Press, 2000.

Boys, Mary C. and Sara S. Lee. Christians & Jews in Dialogue: Learning in the Presence of the Other. Woodstock, VT: Skylight Paths Publishing, 2006. 

Goshen-Gottstein, Alon, and Eugene Korn, eds. Jewish Theology and World Religions. Oxford and Portland, OR: Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2012. 

Kratz Mays, Rebecca, ed. Interfaith Dialogue at the Grass Roots. Philadelphia: Ecumenical Press, 2008

Levine, Amy-Jill. The Misunderstood Jew: The Church and the Scandal of the Jewish Jesus. New York: Harper Collins, 2006. 

Niebuhr, Gustav. Beyond Tolerance: Searching for Interfaith Understanding in America. New York: Viking Press, 2008.

Rashkover, Randi, ed. CrossCurrents: The Scandal of Particularity: Re-Examining Jewish-Christian Relations 59, no. 2 [June 2009].

Sandmel, David F., Rosann M. Catalano, and Christopher M. Leighton, eds. Irreconcilable Differences: A Learning Resource for Jews and Christians. Boulder: Westview Press, 2001. 

Saperstein, Marc. Moments of Crisis in Jewish-Christian Relations. New York and London: The Continuum International Publishing Group, 1989.