9780739119662

Uneasy Allies?

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  • ISBN13:

    9780739119662

  • ISBN10:

    0739119664

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-11-30
  • Publisher: Lexington Books

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Summary

iUneasy Allies?i offers a careful study of the cultural distance between Jews and Evangelicals, two groups which have been largely estranged from one another. Alan Mittleman, Byron Johnson, and Nancy Isserman bring together a collection of critical essays that investigate how each group perceives the other and the evolution of their relationship together.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. vii
Introductionp. ix
Is America Christian? Religion in America at the Turn of the Twentieth Centuryp. 1
Evangelical Protestants and Jews: A View from the Pollsp. 19
How Wide is the Social Distance Between Jews and Evangelicals?p. 39
The Organized Jewish Community and Evangelical America: A Brief Historyp. 49
"Luckier Than Moses": The Future of the Jewish-Evangelical Alliancep. 73
On the Road: The Jewish Community Relations Encounter with Evangelical Christiansp. 85
Evangelical Ironies: Theology, Politics, and Israelp. 103
Evangelicals and Israelp. 127
Jews and Evangelicals-Between Prophecy and Mitzvotp. 155
American Jews and Evangelical Christians: Anatomy of a Changing Relationshipp. 167
Last Things: The Future of Jews and Evangelicals in American Public Lifep. 179
Notes for a Jewish-Evangelical Conversationp. 187
What Makes Evangelical and Jewish Relations Uneasy?p. 199
Indexp. 203
Contributors and Editorsp. 209
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