In 2008 the World Evangelical Alliance’s Theological Commission published ‘The Berlin Declaration on the Uniqueness of Christ and Jewish Evangelism in Europe Today’. This book contains the text of this important declaration and a series of essays exploring theissues surrounding the controversial issue of Christian Mission to Jewish people. Chapters include The Uniqueness of Christ for Salvation, Salvation in Early Christianity and Early Judaism, John’s Gospel and Jewish Monotheism, Martin Luther and the Jewishpeople, The Early Pietistic Movement and Jewish Evangelism, Germany’s Romantic Nationalism and Anti-Semitism, Messianic Jewish Reflections on the Holocaust, Karl Barth, Mark Kinzer, and the Jewish People, and more. The book concludes with a chapter on resources and current practices in Jewish Evangelism.

 

Table of Contents:

Author Information — Preface — The Berlin Declaration 2008 — 1. The Call to Jewish Evangelism / David Parker — 2. The Uniqueness of Christ for Salvation with Implications for Jewish Missions / Rolf Hille — 3. Irreconcilable Views of Salvation in Early Christianity and Early Judaism / Eckhard J. Schnabel — 4. John’s Gospel and Jewish Monotheism / Andreas J. KOstenberger — 5. Martin Luther and the Jewish People with Implications for Jewish Missions / Berthold Schwarz — 6. The Early Pietistic Movement’s Contribution to Jewish Evangelism / David Dowdey — 7. Urgent Issues in Jewish Evangelism Around the Year 1900 / Kai KjAEr-Hansen — 8. ‘No Exit’ for the Jews: Germany’s Romantic Nationalism and the Modern Reality of Anti-Semitism / Mike McDuffee — 9. Messianic Jewish Reflections on the Holocaust and Jewish Evangelism / Michael L. Brown — 10. Two Covenant Theology and its Implications for Jewish Missions / Henri Blocker — 11. Implicit Universalism in Some Christian Zionism and Messianic Judaism / Richard Harvey — 12. Replacement Theology with Implications for Messianic Jewish Relations / Darrell L. Bock — 13. Karl Barth, Mark Kinzer and the Jewish People with Implications for Jewish Evangelism / Eckhard J. Schnabel — 14. Available Resources and Current Practices in Jewish Evangelism / Tuvya Zaretsky.

Publisher Marketing:

This book tackles an area that few have tackled before. With honesty and integrity the contributors examine facets of the church’s mission to the Jewish people, from the nascent church of the New Testament through the failing church of the Second World War to the present. In 2008 the World Evangelical Alliance’s Theological Commission published ‘The Berlin Declaration on the Uniqueness of Christ and Jewish Evangelism in Europe Today.’ This book contains the text of this important declaration and a series of essays exploring the issues surrounding the controversial issue of christian mission to Jewish people. Chapters include: The Uniqueness of Christ for Salvation; Salvation in Early Christianity and Early Judaism; John’s Gospel and Jewish Monotheism; Martin Luther and the Jewish people; The Early Pietistic Movement and Jewish Evangelism. An articulate examination of a difficult but fascinating area from contributors who demonstrated Divine compassion for the Jewish people. This book will encourage you to think through the issue of evangelism to Jewish people.