The first group of essays in Judaism in Monologue and Dialogue raises issues concerning the religious tradition of Judaism: what is normative in ethics; what it means to "be religious" or practice Judaism in the context of the Judaism defined in its own native categories; and the interior life of Judaic religiosity. The second set of essays examines relationships between the communities of Judaism and those of Christianity.
Jacob Neusner is Research Professor of Theology and Senior Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Theology at Bard College. He is also a Member of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, and Life Member of Clare Hall at Cambridge University, England.
Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Judaism: The Religion: Four Monologues: Freedom's Challenge to Judaism, What is Normative in Jewish Ethics? Are Jews Religious?; We are Jews by Reason of Imagination Chapter 3 Interfaith Dialogue and Religious Tolerance Thinking about "The Other" in Religions: It is Necessary, but is it Possible?; The Jewish-Christian Argument in the First Century: Different People Talking about Different Things to Different People; Judai Chapter 4 Acknowledgments