Religion: Theological Coexistence

Ever since 13 Jews sat together at the Last Supper, in the historic dawn of a new church, the conversion of the Jews has been Christianity's hope, but there have been few signs of fulfillment. Now some Protestants seem to be launching a new movement to proselytize the Jews, reports Rabbi Arthur Hertzberg in the Christian Century. But, warns Hertzberg, it will not work, and should not be tried.

A leading proponent of Jewish conversion, Presbyterian Minister George E. Sweazey (TIME, May 4), argues that Jews are ripe to become Christians because "many Jews...

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