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Exhibit Highlights

The Tragic Couple: Encounters between Jews & Jesuits

On display in the Burns Library in the O’Brien Fine Print Room and the Irish Room, from June 15 - July 31, 2012

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This Burns Library exhibit is mounted in conjunction with the Center for Christian-Jewish Learning’s international conference “The Tragic Couple: Encounters between Jews and Jesuits” (July 9-13, 2012). The exhibition is divided into three parts that highlight some important aspects of the conference:

I. Diego Laínez and the converso question in the early Society of Jesus

II. Books by Jesuits of Jewish background

III. Jesuit Hebraists