Hans Küng | Critical Review by Ronald Modras

This literature criticism consists of approximately 5 pages of analysis & critique of Hans Kng.
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Critical Review by Ronald Modras

SOURCE: A review of Judaism: Between Yesterday and Tomorrow, in America, Vol. 167, No. 13, October 31, 1992, pp. 332-34.

In the following review, Modras asserts that Küng's Judaism will not change the course of Judaism or Mid-East politics, “But here is a book that religious leaders and theologians in all three Abrahamic communities can read with profit, a book that all interested laity can understand.”

Publishers are known for hyperbole. When the dust jacket claims this is the “most important book written by a Christian about Judaism in this century,” it sounds exactly like that mix of audacity and gall known in Yiddish as chutzpa. But when one skims the notes, the subject index and the page upon page of authors cited, even so bold a claim suddenly appears quite plausible.

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