Books and Research


Pope John Paul II and Chief Rabbi of Rome Elio Toaff

Pope John Paul II greets Rabbi Elio Toaff at Rome’s main synagogue April 13, 1986

“In Our Time- Nostra Aetate- How Catholics and Jews Built a New Relationship”

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Bea, S.J., Augustin Cardinal. The Church and the Jewish People. New York: Harper & Row Publishers, 1966

Boteach, Shmuley. “Even a pope needs friends .” The Jerusalem Post, April 26, 2010

Boys, Mary C. Has God Only One Blessing? Mahwah: Paulist Press/Stimulus Books, 2000

Buber, Martin. I and Thou. 1923

Chrysostom, John. Against the Jews. Google eBooks. 5 Oct. 2014

Croner, Helga and Leon Klenicki, eds. Issues in the Jewish-Christian Dialogue. New York/Ramsey: Paulist Press/Stimulus Books, 1979

Cunningham, Philip, Proclaiming Shalom: Lectionary Introductions to Foster the Catholic and Jewish Relationship. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 1995

Filteau, Jerry. “ Reconciliation with Jews a hallmark of John Paul’s papacy.” Catholic News Service. Catholic News Service, 1 Jan. 2005. Web. 5 Oct. 2014

Fisher, Eugene J. and A. James Rudin and Marc Tanenbaum, eds. Twenty Years of Jewish-Catholic Relations. Mahwah: Paulist Press, 1986

Fisher, Eugene, Seminary Education and Christian-Jewish Relations: A Curriculum and Resource Handbook. Washington, DC: National Catholic Education Association, American Jewish Committee, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, 2nd edition, 1988

__________. Faith Without Prejudice. New York: Crossroad, 1993

__________. Visions of the Other: Jewish and Christian Theologians Assess the Dialogue. Mahwah: Paulist Press/Stimulus Books, 1994

__________, Memoria Futuri, Catholic-Jewish Dialogue Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, Texts and Addresses of Cardinal William H. Keeler. New York, Mahwah, N.J.: Paulist Press/Stimulus Books. 2012

Fisher, Eugene J. and Leon Klenicki, editors, The Saint for Shalom: How Pope John Paul II Transformed Christian-Jewish Relations. The Complete Texts and Addresses of Pope John Paul II on Jews and Judaism. New York: Crossroad/ADL. 2011

Flannery, Edward. The Anguish of the Jews. New York, Mahwah, N.J.: Paulist Press/Stimulus Books, 1985

Fox, Everett. The Five Books of Moses- The Schocken Bible: Volume I. New York: Random House, 1995

Francis, Pope. “The Joy of the Gospel: Evangelii Gaudium.” United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, 2013

Fredriksen, Paula. Augustine and the Jews: A Christian Defense of Jews and Judaism. New York: Doubleday. 2008

Hillel. “The Great Principle.” In Talmud, 31a

Hitler, Adolf. Mein Kampf. Franz Eher Publishing: 1925

Hood, John Y. B. Aquinas and the Jews. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 1995

Isaac, Jules. Jesus and Israel. Paris: Albin Michel. 1948

__________. The Teaching of Contempt, Christian Roots of Anti-Semitism. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston; 1st edition. 1964

“Jewish-Christian Relations.” An Address to the Churches. Seelisberg (Switzerland) 1947. International Council of Christians and Jews, 31 Dec. 1947. Web. 04 Oct. 2014

Levine, Amy-Jill and Marc Zvi Brettler, ed. The Jewish Annotated New Testament. New York: Oxford University Press. 2011

McMichael, Steven J. Christian Dialogue With Jews and Muslims. Rockville: Now You Know Media. 2009

Milestones in Modern Catholic-Jewish Relations.” Scarboro Missions. Ed. Lucy Thorson NDS and Murray Watson. Scarboro Missions, Toronto, CA, 1 Jan. 2014. Web. 7 Oct. 2014

O’Malley, John W. What Happened at Vatican II. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. 2010

Plaut, Gunther. The Haftarah Commentary. New York: UAHC Press, 1996

Pomerance, Rachel. “Jewish-Catholic relations improving.” Jewish Telegraphic Agency, March 11, 2005

Rutishauser, Christian M. “The 1947 Seelisberg Conference: The Foundation of the Jewish-Christian Dialogue.” Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations 2.2 .2011

Roberts, Tom. “Jews, Catholics celebrate Nostra Aetate.” National Catholic Reporter, December 9, 2005

Rodgers, Ann. “Award recognizes 50 years of Jewish-Catholic relations.” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 21, 2010

Steigmann-Gall, Richard. Holy Reich: Nazi conceptions of Christianity, 1919-1945. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2003

Tanakh: The Holy Scriptures. Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society, 1985

Willebrands, Johannes Cardinal. Church and Jewish People: New Considerations. Mahwah: Paulist Press, 1992

Wooden, Cindy. “Pope says Catholics, Jews must give common witness of faith.” Catholic News Service, October 28, 2005


For up-to-date information on this topic visit “Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations, the Electronic Journal of the Council of Centers on Jewish-Christian Relations”

For a contemporary Jewish perspective see Rabbi David Rosen’sNostra Aetate, Forty Years After Vatican II,” .