Judaeo-Christianity
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The word Judaeo-Christian (sometimes Jewish-Christian) is used to describe two quite distinct entities. It can mean the whole corpus of the Old and New Testaments, and in this sense we speak of the Jewish-Christian revelation. It can also signify a form of Christianity whose habits of thought and social structures are specifically Jewish. If today there were a Christian community in Palestine which used Hebrew as its liturgical language, it could be called Jewish-Christian in the second sense. T…

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Jean Daniélou, “Judaeo-Christianity”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 18 December 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-483X_smuo_COM_002180>
First published online: 2016



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