Deep Calls to Deep

Transforming Conversations between Jews and Christians

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Tony Bayfield
  • London, England: 
    Hymns Ancient and Modern
    , April
     368 pages.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.


Breaking new ground in Christian - Jewish dialogue Deep Calls to Deep uses a new paradigm, one which is marked by "experiential theology": a theology that addresses and emerges out of day to day lived experience of practising Christians and Jews.

The product of a unique and ground-breaking four year dialogue process - designed, orchestrated and led by Rabbi Tony Bayfield - the book brings together a diverse array of important Christian and Jewish scholars to engage in conversation.

Themes discussed include:

- how do we experience Modern Western culture 

-how Christians and Jews should live in a modern Western democracy

-how Christians and Jews cope with their past

-the legacy of our shared Scriptures

-the question of religious absolutism

-the meaning of respect between people of faith

-Christian particularism

- the land of Israel.

Concluding thoughts by David F. Ford. 

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Tony Bayfield is Professor of Jewish Theology and Thought at Leo Baeck College, London. He is a former President of the Movement for Reform Judaism.


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