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
Nostra Aetate: A Catholic and Jewish Peace Treaty or a Spiritual Breakthrough?
Prof. James Bernauer, S.J. (Kraft Family Professor and Director of the Center for Christian-Jewish Learning)
Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 12:00-1:15 p.m.
Boisi Center, 24 Quincy Road, Boston College
RSVP is required. Click here to register.
Welcome Luncheon for Corcoran Visiting Chair Adele Reinhartz
Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 12:00 p.m.
Stokes Hall N428, Chestnut Hill Campus
The Center will host a welcome luncheon for Prof. Adele Reinhartz, the 2015-2016 Corcoran Visiting Chair in Christian-Jewish Relations. Please email email@example.com if you would like to attend.
Fourth Annual John Paul II Lecture in Christian-Jewish Relations
Nostra Aetate and the Jews: The Relationship Between Augustin Cardinal Bea and Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel
Prof. Susannah Heschel (Eli Black Professor of Jewish Studies, Dartmouth College)
Sunday, October 18, 2015, 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Stokes Hall S195 Auditorium, Chestnut Hill Campus
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to attend.
The Center for Christian-Jewish Learning's Celebration of the Fiftieth Anniversary of Nostra Aetate
Sunday, November 1, 2015 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Devlin Hall 008 Auditorium, Chestnut Hill Campus
3:00 p.m. Keynote Address: "Boston and Nostra Aetate"
Prof. James O'Toole (Clough Millenium Chair in History, Boston College)
Introduction by Prof. James Bernauer, S.J. (Kraft Family Professor and Director of the Center for Christian-Jewish Learning, Boston College)
4:00 p.m. Panel: "Relations with Jews and the Diverse Christian Communities of Boston"
Panelists: Rabbi Or Rose (Hebrew College), Rev. Michael McGarry (Paulist Center), Dr. Jennifer Howe Peace (Andover-Newton Theological School), Rev. Dr. Demetrios Tonias (Annunciation Cathedral of Boston)
Moderated by Prof. Ruth Langer (Professor of Jewish Studies and Associate Director of the Center for Christian-Jewish Learning, Boston College)
Fourteenth Annual Meeting of the Council of Centers on Jewish-Christian Relations (CCJR)
Sunday, November 1 - Monday, November 2, 2015
Boston College, Chestnut Hill Campus
The Center will host the annual meeting of the CCJR. Please email email@example.com if you would like to attend the meeting's panel sessions.
History, Trauma, and Testimony
Dr. Murray Schwartz
Friday, November 6, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.
Fulton 220, Chestnut Hill Campus
As part of the Center's Jewish-Christian Lecture Series, Dr. Murray Schwartz will be speaking in Prof. Vanessa Rumble's "Freud and Philosophy" class, discussing the tensions between Holocaust history on the one hand and trauma and testimony on the other. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to attend.
The Politics of Apocalypticism: Assigning Authorship and Jewish-Christian Relations
Dr. Kelley Coblentz Bautch
Friday, November 6, 2015 at 12:00 p.m.
9 Lake Street, Simboli Hall, Room 130, School of Theology & Ministry
As part of the Center's Jewish-Christian Lecture Series, Dr. Kelley Coblentz Bautch will be speaking in Prof. Angela Harkins' "Apocalypses and Apocalyptic Literature" Class. Please email email@example.com if you would like to attend.
2015-2016 Corcoran Visiting Chair in Christian-Jewish Relations
Boston College and the Center for Christian-Jewish Learning are pleased to announce the appointment of Prof. Adele Reinhartz to the 2015-2016 Corcoran Visiting Chair in Christian-Jewish Relations.
The Center invites applications for the 2016-2017 Corcoran Visiting Chair. Applications are due November 13, 2015. Application details are available here.
Annual John Paul II Lecture in Christian-Jewish Relations
Previous John Paul II Lecture booklets and streaming videos are available here.
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.
Junior Scholars Research Grants
The Center for Christian-Jewish Learning invites undergraduate and graduate student applications for Junior Scholars Research Grants.
Student Travel Grants
The Center for Christian-Jewish Learning offers Student Travel Grants to support travel for academic opportunities related to the Center's mission.
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.