The Covenant With Israel

Dulles, Avery Cardinal
November 2005
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Nov2005, Issue 157, p16
Focuses on the Catholic-Jewish debate concerning the status of God's covenant with Israel. Catholics' search for an approach about the covenant that fits in the framework of Catholic doctrine; Second Vatican Council's emphasis that Jesus Christ is the mediator between God and men; Examples of conditional covenant; Moral law of the Old Testament.


Related Articles

  • Revealing a Mystery. Feldmeier, Peter // America;1/2/2012, Vol. 206 Issue 1, p30 

    The article discusses the meaning of the Biblical verse The Gentiles are co-heirs, members of the same body. The reading reflects the universalism with emphasis that the glory and light for the world are centered on Israel. The reading also mentions that the nations will also bring gifts to...

  • Did Jesus Laugh? Crew, Louie // Whosoever;Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p2 

    The article discusses whether Jesus Christ did or did not laugh in the Hebrew scriptures. The scriptures record the laughter of God no fewer than seven times on at least six occasions. In the Christian scriptures they have to dig harder, but anyone can find a sad-faced Jesus if the mind is set...

  • Other Gods. PATTERSON, RICHARD B. // America;4/22/2013, Vol. 208 Issue 13, p21 

    The author shares some of his observations when he read the complete Bible for a second time to better understand the roots of his Catholicism and Christianity. He notices that the anger of God in the Old Testament centers on the Jewish people worshiping idols like Baal and others. He notes the...

  • MODELS OF READING CHRIST IN THE OLD TESTAMENT AMONG DALLAS THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY FACULTY. Newby, Brian Keith // Theological Research Exchange Network (TREN): Theses & Dissertat;2012, preceding p1 

    Article 1 of the Dallas Theological Seminary Doctrinal Statement affirms that "all the Scriptures center about the Lord Jesus Christ in His person and work in His first and second coming, and hence that no portion, even of the Old Testament, is properly read, or understood, until it leads to...

  • THE USE AND CARE OF THE FIRE ON THE ALTAR: ITS SIGNIFICANCE THROUGHOUT HISTORY. Ellen Joo, HyunEun // Theological Research Exchange Network (TREN): Theses & Dissertat;2012, preceding p1 

    The article presents a study that examine the history of the use of altars and fire to understand the purpose of God's command related to sacrifices and His presence. The life of Jesus Christ and the coming of the Holy Spirit have meaning in lives. God's blessing of humankind with His Son and...

  • Progress. Tetlow, Joseph A. // America;7/5/1980, Vol. 143 Issue 1, p21 

    The article presents the author's reflection on the gospel about the meaning of glory with Jesus Christ. It defines glory as a power manifestly at work, accomplishing its appropriate ends. It highlights that all of us make up in our own bodies, all that has still to be undergone by Christ for...

  • THE WORD. Tetlow, Joseph A. // America;8/15/1981, Vol. 145 Issue 4, following p80 

    The author reflects on biblical readings regarding the providence of God and on the passion of Jesus Christ. He explains the relevance of the Catholic Church including its freedom and abundance. He emphasizes that pondering on Jesus will help overcome the fear of triumphalism. He also presents...

  • OF MANY THINGS. MALONE, MATT // America;11/10/2014, Vol. 211 Issue 14, p2 

    The author shares his reflections on the journey to the City of God from the City of Man. Topics discussed include theologians' views on the distinction between the two cities, the view that Jesus Christ is the only source of unity among Catholics and the Catholic Church and how the City of God...

  • The Kingship of Christ. Husslein, Joseph // America;2/6/1926, Vol. 34 Issue 17, p394 

    The article discusses topics related to the kingship of Jesus Christ. It states that this is the title of Christ, not given today or yesterday, but destined for him in the eternal council of God. During his Encyclical in December 11, 1925, Pope Pius XI introduced into the sacred liturgy of the...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics