TOC: Understanding Covenants and Communities: Jews and Latter-day Saints in Dialogue

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The Central Conference of American Rabbis Press and the Brigham Young University Religious Studies Center are pleased to announce the publication of Understanding Covenants and Communities: Jews and Latter-day Saints in Dialogue, edited by Rabbi Mark S. Diamond and Andrew C. Reed, PhD. The volume brings together Jewish and Latter-day Saint scholars to engage in an academic dialogue between these two faiths. It is believed to be the first joint publication by a Jewish and Latter-day Saint press.

Paperback, 432 pages, $24.95

Order at covenants.ccarpress.org

Also available as an ebook

 

Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

INTRODUCTION

PART ONE: FOUNDATIONS AND PERSPECTIVES

1. A History of the Jewish–Latter-day Saint Academic Dialogue

SHON D. HOPKIN, MARK S. DIAMOND, STEVEN WINDMUELLER, AND ANDREW C. REED

2. Ancient Foundations of a Modern Religion: Latter- day Saints and the Hebrew Bible

SHON D. HOPKIN

PART TWO: SCRIPTURE

3. Latter-day Saint Engagement with Paul: Status Quaestionis

THOMAS A. WAYMENT

4. A Jewish View of Paul

JOSHUA D. GARROWAY

5. Supersessionism and Latter-day Saint Thought: An Appraisal

JARED W. LUDLOW, ANDREW C. REED, AND SHON D. HOPKIN

6. Supersessionism in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints: A Jewish Response

JOSHUA D. GARROWAY

PART THREE: LIVED EXPERIENCE AND WORSHIP

7. Exploring the Lived Experience of Jewish Women

TAMAR FRANKIEL

8. Women and Religion in Ancient Israel

KRISTINE GARROWAY

9. Shabbat in Jewish Thought and Practice

MARK S. DIAMOND

10. Guardian of Faith: The Sabbath in Latter-day Saint Theology, History, and Practice

BRENT L. TOP

11. Jewish Liturgy and the Religious Imagination

TAMAR FRANKIEL

12. Latter-day Saint Liturgical Practice: The Psalms and the Day of Atonement

SHON D. HOPKIN

PART FOUR: CULTURE AND POLITICS

13. A Limited History of Jewish American Literature

HOLLI G. LEVITSKY

14. Zion and Israel in Jewish Political Thought

STEVEN WINDMUELLER

15. Passive Zionism versus Christian Zionism: Latter-day Saint and Evangelical Protestant Attitudes about Israel

J. QUIN MONSON AND KELLY N. DUNCAN

APPENDICES

Appendix 1. What Jews Can Learn from Latter- day Saints: Insights from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints

STEVEN WINDMUELLER AND MARK S. DIAMOND

Appendix 2. Interfaith Dialogues, Presentations, and Other Programs, 2016–2018

INDEX