a spoonful of dialogue helps the apostasy go down!
...with Rabbi Abraham Skorka (Francis' Rabbi), Bishop Patrick McGrath (Diocese of San Jose) and Rabbi Dana Magat (Temple Emanu-El) at Santa Clara University
Introduction [ 0:00 - 9:30 ]
Skorka's Speech [ 9:50 - 31:43 ]
Questions & Answers [ 32:32 - 1:26:11 ]
Themes - interfaith, Martin Buber, Abraham Heschel, Evangelii Gaudium, the fruits of Vatican II, Nostra Aetate, Abraham Skorka, Jesus was a troublemaker, Tikkun Olam, Francis' innerjew, sodomites, Francis acting like Jesus, teachings of Jewish masters are relevant to Christians, kowtowing to Rabbinical Judaism, theological dialogue, Aaron Jean-Marie Cardinal Lustiger's The Promise & Yoel Ben Arye's Dos caminos, una redención: Hacia el diálogo teológico judeo-cristiano as blueprints for Francis' dialogue of theology, dialogue leads one to the truth, God dialogues with humans, only way to speak to God is through dialogue with our neighbor, Saint John Paul II, Jews as elder brothers, death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman in Argentina & Iran's connection to AMIA bombing, WWII demonstrated things needed to change in religion hence need for dialogue, Buber's concept of religiosity & religion, quotes from the Talmud "the right person will lead in his faith", dialogue as attitude towards life, sodomy is OK, sodomite marriage is beautiful, Jews are the chosen people