By George L. Berlin
The US supplied the Jews with a brand new form of old adventure. inside a principally welcoming, legally equivalent society, a brand new and extra confident Jewish notion of Christianity would appear to were a traditional improvement. notwithstanding, traditionalists, resembling Isaac Leeser, emphasised the variations among the 2 religions, assuming an interloper stance in regards to American tradition. against this, Reformists pointed out the top beliefs of either Christianity and the US with Judaism. They portrayed Jesus as a Jew who taught not anything contrasting Jewish trust. To the Reformers, Jews have been the american citizens par excellence.
This e-book demonstrates that those Jewish writings on Christianity and Jesus will not be a question of curiosity rather a lot for his or her theological content material, yet extra importantly, for his or her exposition of the fight in the Jewish group to outline its courting to American tradition and society.