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How can both religions claim to hold the truth?

The claims of both Christians and Jews to know God’s truth need to be moderated by humility, argues Tony Bayfield

Judaism and Christianity are sib­lings, but not identical twins. We have indulged in that most common of sibling feelings, rivalry. We have theologised our neurotic sense of being better, of owning the only true revelation, and of being exclusively right.

In the unique relationship be­tween Judaism and Christianity, such inflated truth-claims are both absurd and profoundly damaging. I have come to this far-reaching conclusion through a series of gut ...

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