Reluctant Witnesses: Jews and the Christian Imagination

By: Haynes, Stephen R.

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In this thought provoking book, Stephen Haynes takes a hard look at contemporary Christian theology as he explores the pervasive Christian "witness-people" myth that dominates much Christian thinking about the Jews in both Christian and Jewish minds. This myth, an ancient theological construct that has put Jews in the role of living symbols of God's dealings with the world, has for centuries, according to Haynes, created ambivalence toward the Jews in the Christian mind with often disastrous results.

Title: Reluctant Witnesses: Jews and the Christian Imagination

Author Name: Haynes, Stephen R.

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Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press:

ISBN Number: 0664255795

ISBN Number 13: 9780664255794


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