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Ecumenism - Christian-Jewish Dialogue
(981 words)

Part of Ecumenism:

1. Ecumenical Movement

2. Movements for Church Union

3. Catholic Ecumenism

4. Ecumenical Theology

5. Christian-Jewish Dialogue

6. Christian Denominations:

Jews and Christians possess in common the holy Scriptures of the ОТ, but are divided in their understanding of it. Jews recognize both oral tradition and Scripture as divine revelation. They cannot therefore allow a difference between moral law and ceremonial law. The Messiah is for them inseparable from the messianic era, when the reign of God is…

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Willehad P. Eckert, “Ecumenism - Christian-Jewish Dialogue”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 21 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2016

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