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Nostra Aetate
edited by Pim Valkenberg and Anthony Cirelli
Catholic University of America Press, 2016
eISBN: 978-0-8132-2879-2 | Paper: 978-0-8132-2878-5
Library of Congress Classification BX1784.N67 2016
Dewey Decimal Classification 261.2

The contents of this book originated in a conference at the Catholic University of America in May 2015. The essays and lectures contained within focus on the relationships of the Catholic Church with the other "Abrahamic" faiths, primarily Islam and Judaism. There is some discussion of the Asian religions as well. This volume, in structure, loosely follows the document Nostra Aetate itself. The first part of the book gives a broad view of the document and its importance. The following parts concentrates on the relationships between the Catholic Church and the Asian, Muslim and Jewish religions. The concluding section of the book surveys the reception Nostra Aetate received in various ecclesial and academic contexts.
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