The Jewish People, the Holy Land, and the State of Israel: A Catholic View

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Pub. Date: 2010-01-04
Publisher(s): Paulist Pr
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This book presents new models for understanding our bond with the Jewish People, the religious significance of the Holy Land and a theological understanding of the State of Israel.

Author Biography

Richard C. Lux is professor of scripture studies at Sacred Heart School of Theology in Hales Corners, Wisconsin, where he teaches Hebrew Scriptures and Pauline literature. He received a PhD in scripture studies from the University of Notre Dame. For more than thirty years Dr. Lux has been active in Catholic-Jewish relations at the local, national, and international level and is a frequent lecturer on Christian-Jewish topics to Catholic and Jewish audiences.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. vii
Prefacep. xi
Present Catholic Church Teaching on Jews and Judaismp. 1
The Jewish Peoplep. 22
The Holy Landp. 41
Between Land and State: Palestinian Perspectivesp. 61
The State of Israelp. 69
Issues, Reflections, and Conclusionsp. 93
Notesp. 111
Bibliographyp. 155
Indexp. 171
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