A journal of academic theology

What Does the Catholic Church Teach about Mission to the Jewish People?

The article outlines and critiques three important arguments advanced by those who hold that the Catholic magisterium teaches that there should be no mission to the Jewish people. The author raises two important background issues: invincible ignorance and the difference between supersessionism and fulfillment. He argues that the trajectory of magisterial teaching from Vatican II to the present day supports mission but advises prudential judgment regarding practice.

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