Revisiting Augustine's Doctrine of Jewish Witness*

  title={Revisiting Augustine's Doctrine of Jewish Witness*},
  author={Jeremy D. Cohen},
  journal={The Journal of Religion},
  pages={564 - 578}
This book culminates over a quarter century of the author’s research and publication on the greatest of the Latin church fathers, his reading and understanding of Paul, and the path that led to the elaboration of his famed doctrine of Jewish witness—the doctrine that called for the preservation of Jews and Judaism in Christendom so that they might testify to the truth of Christianity. At the heart of her new book-length study remains Fredriksen’s basic thesis on Augustine and the Jews, which… 
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Israel between the Two Cities: Augustine’s Theology of the Jews and Judaism

Abstract: Recent scholarship has stressed Augustine’s positive appraisal of the Jews and Judaism. In particular, Paula Fredriksen has presented Augustine’s “witness doctrine” as an approbation of the