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Center for Christian-Jewish Learning

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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.

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Rabbi Abraham Heschel and Cardinal Augustin Bea, S.J.

 

CENTER NEWS

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Mark Oppenheimer

2014-2015 Corcoran Visiting Chair in Christian-Jewish Relations
Boston College and the Center for Christian-Jewish Learning are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Mark Oppenheimer to the 2014-2015 Corcoran Visiting Chair in Christian-Jewish Relations.

Seeking Applications for 2015-2016 Corcoran Visiting Chair
Boston College and the Center for Christian-Jewish Learning invite applications for the 2015-2016 Corcoran Visiting Chair in Christian-Jewish Relations. Applications are due by November 14, 2014. More information is available here.

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New Publication
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.

Annual John Paul II Lecture in Christian-Jewish Relations
On February 16, 2014, Rev. Dr. Christian M. Rutishauser, S.J., Provincial of the Swiss Jesuits, delivered the Center's Third Annual John Paul II Lecture in Christian-Jewish Relations, The Jewishness of Jesus: Renewing Christian Appreciation. Lecture Booklet.
Previous John Paul II Lecture booklets and streaming videos are available here.

Commemoration of the Canonization of John XXIII and John Paul II
On April 2, 2014, Prof. Gerald J. Beyer delivered a lecture commemorating the canonization of the two popes, John XXIII and John Paul II: "The Human Rights Popes."

Center Event Videos
Streaming videos of past Center events are available here.

Center Bulletins
Center Bulletins, including the 2011-2013 Bulletin 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.