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Jacob and Esau

From the January 2013 Print Edition

From Enemy to Brother: The Revolution in Catholic Teaching on the Jews, 1933–1965 by John Connelly Harvard, 384 pages, $35 The Jewish religion,” said John Paul II on the occasion of his historic visit to the Chief Synagogue of Rome, “is not ‘extrinsic’ to us, but in a certain way is . . . . Continue Reading »

Evangelical Ressourcement

From the May 2011 Print Edition

Heavenly Participation: The Weaving of a Sacramental Tapestry by Hans Boersma Eerdmans, 218 pages, $20 The French poet and essayist Charles Péguy coined the term ressourcement to describe a movement “from a less perfect tradition to a more perfect tradition, a call from a shallower . . . . Continue Reading »