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Ha-Torah - den största gåvan eller den tyngsta bördan? Judisk och kristen tolkningstradition

Daneberg, Jacqueline LU (2016) KRMK02 20151
Church and Mission Studies
Abstract
The Jewish concept of Torah (Ha-Torah) is often described as “the Greatest Gift,” especially among Jews themselves. Within the Christian tradition, especially the Lutheran, the Torah seems to reflect rather the opposite – a heavy burden. This essay addresses the relevant issues concerning the Concept of Torah. What does it mean? What is the Torah of significance for Judaism and Christianity in the past, present and in the future? I present the concept of the Torah in Jewish tradition, and gives some examples of how the Torah has been interpreted in the Christian tradition. I also reviewing three perspectives for a new understanding of the concept, which includes dialogue, the search for identity, openness and curiosity about, and in front... (More)
The Jewish concept of Torah (Ha-Torah) is often described as “the Greatest Gift,” especially among Jews themselves. Within the Christian tradition, especially the Lutheran, the Torah seems to reflect rather the opposite – a heavy burden. This essay addresses the relevant issues concerning the Concept of Torah. What does it mean? What is the Torah of significance for Judaism and Christianity in the past, present and in the future? I present the concept of the Torah in Jewish tradition, and gives some examples of how the Torah has been interpreted in the Christian tradition. I also reviewing three perspectives for a new understanding of the concept, which includes dialogue, the search for identity, openness and curiosity about, and in front of the other. My conclusion is that Torah is a multifaceted concept, with a lot of interpretations. It needs to be understood in the light of the Covenant and in the history of Judaism. Another conclusion is that Christianity has to do with its past in order to reach new insights on its own essence. (Less)
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  abstract     = {The Jewish concept of Torah (Ha-Torah) is often described as “the Greatest Gift,” especially among Jews themselves. Within the Christian tradition, especially the Lutheran, the Torah seems to reflect rather the opposite – a heavy burden. This essay addresses the relevant issues concerning the Concept of Torah. What does it mean? What is the Torah of significance for Judaism and Christianity in the past, present and in the future? I present the concept of the Torah in Jewish tradition, and gives some examples of how the Torah has been interpreted in the Christian tradition. I also reviewing three perspectives for a new understanding of the concept, which includes dialogue, the search for identity, openness and curiosity about, and in front of the other. My conclusion is that Torah is a multifaceted concept, with a lot of interpretations. It needs to be understood in the light of the Covenant and in the history of Judaism. Another conclusion is that Christianity has to do with its past in order to reach new insights on its own essence.},
  author       = {Daneberg, Jacqueline},
  keyword      = {Jewish theology,Christian theology,Judaism,Covenantal Nomism,The Mount of Sinai,Nomos,Ha-Torah,Torah,Leo Baeck,Paulus,Paulinsk teologi,antijudiskhet,antisemitism,Pentateuken,uppenbarelse,den dubbla uppenbarelsen,lag,evangelium,halakha,aggada,judisk teologi,Kristen teologi,lagreligion,dekalogen,torah lismah,Exodus,förbundet,tolkning,tradition,förbundsnomism,Shavuot,Pingst,det utvalda folket,sefirat ha-omer,zeman matan Toratenu,Påsk,Svenska kyrkan,ortodox judendom,Chassidism,modern-ortodox judendom,ultra-ortodox judendom,konservativ judendom,reformjudendom,rekonstruktionistisk judendom,mitzvot,telos,antijudiska motiv,syndabock,antites,ersättningsteologi,Martin Luther,Hugo Odeberg,Krister Stendahl,gudsmordet,judisk-kristen dialog,Paul Van Buren,Jesper Svartvik,panim el-panim.},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Ha-Torah - den största gåvan eller den tyngsta bördan? Judisk och kristen tolkningstradition},
  year         = {2016},
}