A Dictionary of Jewish-Christian Relations by Edward Kessler, Neil Wenborn

By Edward Kessler, Neil Wenborn

This reference is a pioneering paintings which explores and defines the various components which characterise the old and ongoing courting among the 2 traditions. From Aaron to Zionism, the editors have introduced jointly over seven hundred entries--including occasions, associations, routine, humans, locations and publications--contributed by way of greater than a hundred across the world well known students. The Dictionary, compiled lower than the auspices of the Cambridge-based Centre for the learn of Jewish-Christian family members, bargains a spotlight for the learn and knowing of Jewish-Christian family across the world, either inside of and among Judaism and Christianity.

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7. 24), as myth, expressing important ideas about the human condition. In both creation narratives, the emphasis is on the particular responsibility given to human beings, enjoying a unique relationship with God (the phrase ‘in God’s image’ in Gen. 27 receives much attention, especially in Christian doctrine), to care for other creatures and the land. In both Jewish and Christian ethics, these biblical texts have long been used as the basis of environmental concern. It is argued by some modern ethicists that the stress on human ‘dominion’ over nature has replaced a sense of responsibility, encouraging exploitation of the earth’s resources.

7. 24), as myth, expressing important ideas about the human condition. In both creation narratives, the emphasis is on the particular responsibility given to human beings, enjoying a unique relationship with God (the phrase ‘in God’s image’ in Gen. 27 receives much attention, especially in Christian doctrine), to care for other creatures and the land. In both Jewish and Christian ethics, these biblical texts have long been used as the basis of environmental concern. It is argued by some modern ethicists that the stress on human ‘dominion’ over nature has replaced a sense of responsibility, encouraging exploitation of the earth’s resources.

MCMICHAEL Alphonse of Poitiers (1220–71) Ruler of Poitou, Auvergne and Toulouse. In crusading zeal, Alphonse emulated his brother, Louis IX of France, but his anti-Judaism was more venal. While on Saint Louis’ Crusade (1249) he decreed the expulsion of Jews from Poitou. To finance his 12 joining the Eighth Crusade (1268) he ordered the arrest of all Jews within his territories, their property to be assessed and a huge ransom imposed. In 1269 he compelled all Jews to wear the Jewish badge (see yellow badge) on pain of heavy fines.

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