Can Catholicism Validate Jewish Biblical Interpretation?

  • Jon D. Levenson Harvard University
Keywords: biblical interpretation, Pontifical Biblical Commission, Jewish exegesis, Christian exegesis

Abstract

This article analyses the Pontifical Biblical Commission's 2001 study, The Jewish People and Their Sacred Scriptures in the Christian Bible and its significance for Christian-Jewish relations. While praising the study for addressing a large and complex issue, the essay raises some questions about particularity and relativism, elements of supersessionism, and inter-textuality.
Published
2011-04-15
How to Cite
Levenson, J. D. (2011). Can Catholicism Validate Jewish Biblical Interpretation?. Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.6017/scjr.v1i1.1357
Section
Bible: Peer-Reviewed Articles