Center for Christian-Jewish Learning
The Center for Christian-Jewish Learning at Boston College is dedicated to the growth of new and mutually enriching relationships between Christians and Jews. The Center applies the scholarly resources of a Catholic university to the task of encouraging mutual knowledge between Christians and Jews at every level.
Rabbi Abraham Heschel and Cardinal Augustin Bea, S.J.
UPCOMING CENTER EVENTS
Jews, Christians & Visuality: New Approaches
The 2014 Corcoran Chair International Conference
March 9-10, 2014
March 9: 12:00-6:00 p.m. Gasson Hall 305
March 10: 9:00-3:30 p.m. Heights Room in Corcoran Commons
Chestnut Hill Campus
Jewish Thinking about Islam and Christianity in Medieval Spain
Prof. Jonathan Decter
March 25, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
Stokes Hall 195S, Chestnut Hill Campus
John XXIII and John Paul II: "The Human Rights Popes"
Prof. Gerald J. Beyer
April 2, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.
Heights Room in Corcoran Commons, Chestnut Hill Campus
The Gospel of John and the "Parting of the Ways"
Adele Reinhartz, F.R.S.C.
April 8, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.
9 Lake Street, Room 100, Brighton Campus
The Center is pleased to announce the publication of "The Tragic Couple": Encounters Between Jews and Jesuits (Brill, November 2013), edited by Prof. James Bernauer, S.J., Center Director, and Dr. Robert Maryks, Jesuit Institute Visiting Scholar.
2011-2013 Center Bulletin
The 2011-2013 Bulletin of the Center for Christian-Jewish Learning is now available. Please contact the Center if you would like a hard copy of the Bulletin.
2013-2014 Corcoran Visiting Chair in Christian-Jewish Relations
Boston College and the Center for Christian-Jewish Learning are pleased to announce the appointment of Prof. Marc Michael Epstein to the 2013-2014 Corcoran Visiting Chair in Christian-Jewish Relations.
Annual John Paul II Lectures in Christian-Jewish Relations
On March 20, 2013, Rabbi Michael J. Cook, Ph.D. delivered the Center's Second Annual John Paul II Lecture in Christian-Jewish Relations, "Mind the Gap": Bridging One Dozen Lacunae in Jewish-Catholic Dialogue. Copy of lecture. Accompanying handout booklet.
On March 1, 2012, Rev. John T. Pawlikowski, OSM, Ph.D. gave the Center's inaugural Annual John Paul II Lecture in Christian-Jewish Relations, Pope John Paul II on Christian-Jewish Relations: His Legacy, Our Challenges. Copy of lecture.
Jewish-Christian Lecture Series
The Center for Christian-Jewish Learning invites Boston College professors teaching a course with connections to Jewish-Christian relations to apply for a Jewish-Christian Lecture Series Sponsorship of a guest lecturer for his or her course. Up to five $1,000 awards will be granted per semester. Applications are evaluated on a rolling basis.
Junior Scholars Research Grants
The Center for Christian-Jewish Learning invites undergraduate and graduate student applications for Junior Scholars Research Grants. Up to five $1,000 awards will be granted each academic year and each summer. Applications are evaluated on a rolling basis.
Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations
The Editorial Board of Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations is pleased to announce the latest upload to the journal. SCJR is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal available here.