By Gilbert S. Rosenthal

In 1965, the second one Vatican Council officially issued a historical record titled Nostra Aetate (In Our Time. It was once an try and body the connection among the Roman Catholic Church and the Jewish humans. by no means earlier than had an ecumenical council tried one of these activity. The landmark record issued through the Council and proclaimed via Pope Paul VI induced a Copernican revolution in Catholic-Jewish family and commenced a technique that has unfold to the Protestant and Orthodox worlds to boot.

This quantity, such as essays and reflections by way of Catholic, Protestant, Orthodox, and Jewish students and theologians, via pastors and professors from the USA, Canada, eire, nice Britain, and Israel, is an overview of what Nostra Aetate has comprehensive so far and the way Christian-Jewish kin needs to continue in construction bridges of recognize, figuring out, and belief among the religion groups.

A Jubilee for All Times serves as a resource of dialogue, studying, and discussion for students, scholars and clever laypersons who think that we needs to create a favorable dating among Judaism and Christianity.

"The record Nostra Aetate, issued on the end of the second one Vatican Council, replaced the connection of Jews and Christians extra profoundly than any occasion within the two-thousand-year stumble upon of these groups of religion. Now as we close to the 50th anniversary of that rfile, Gilbert Rosenthal deals us a veritable dinner party within the kind of A Jubilee for All Time. like several strong occasion, it bargains us major nutrients for inspiration and the corporate of a few of the major thinkers approximately Jewish-Christian family. this can be a call for participation really worth accepting."
--Daniel Polish, rabbi, Congergation Shir Chadash, Poughkeepsie, NY

"Combining own reflections, historic observations, functional pedagogy, and theological sensitivity, the authors of this exceptional assortment rejoice Nostra Aetate, whilst they proceed its work."
--Amy-Jill Levine, Professor of latest testomony and Jewish stories, Divinity college and faculty of Arts and technology, Vanderbilt collage, Nashville, TN

"This 'jubilee' quantity, via reflecting again to any such transformative bankruptcy of contemporary spiritual historical past, will provide idea and desire to many for the interfaith trip forward . . . an essential academic source for Christians and Jews."
--Marvin R. Wilson, H. J. Ockenga Professor of Biblical and Theological reports, Gordon collage, Wenham, MA

"Fifty years after the second one Vatican Council's promulgation of Nostra Aetate, A Jubilee for all Time, rigorously edited through Rabbi Gilbert Rosenthal, is a useful evaluate of the theological 'Copernican Revolution' it engendered. Twenty-five students and thinkers from 5 assorted international locations consider the prior, current, and way forward for Jewish-Christian discussion, whereas pointing to this discussion as a possible version for interreligious discussion on a broader plane."
--Alan L. Berger, Director, heart for the examine of Values and Violence after Auschwitz, Florida Atlantic collage, Boca Raton, FL

Gilbert S. Rosenthal is the Director of the nationwide Council of Synagogues, a partnership of the Reform, Conservative, and Reconstructionist routine in Judaism facing interfaith issues nationally. He served as a congregational rabbi for thirty-three years and was once govt vp of the recent York Board of Rabbis. He has written articles and essays in English and Hebrew and has authored greater than twelve books, together with What Can a contemporary Jew Believe? (Wipf & inventory, 2007) and The Many Faces of Judaism (1978).

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