This book explores themes such as: biblical authority, texts of violence, tradition, identity and the other, common hope. It includes contributors such as: David Novak, Barbara Rossing, Steven Weitzman, Hindy Naiman, Ralph Klein, Barbara Bowe, Larry Edwards, Sarah Tanzer, Walter Brueggemann, Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite, and David Sandmel.
Melody D Knowles is Associate Professor of Hebrew Scripture at McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago, USA. Esther Menn is Associate Professor of Old Testament at Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. John Pawlikowski, OSM is Professor of Social Ethics at the Catholic Theological Union and Director of the Catholic-Jewish Studies Program at CTU in Chicago. Timothy J Sandoval is Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible at Chicago Theological Seminary.