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
The Third Annual John Paul II Lecture in Christian-Jewish Relations
Rev. Dr. Christian M. Rutishauser, S.J.
February 16, 2014 at 4 p.m.
Stokes Hall S195, Chestnut Hill Campus
Lecture Commemorating the Canonization of John XXIII and John Paul II
Prof. Gerald J. Beyer
April 2, 2014 at 4 p.m.
Heights Room in Corcoran Commons, Chestnut Hill 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.
New Course: Religion, Art & Politics
Corcoran Visiting Chair Prof. Marc Epstein invites students to register for his Spring 2014 course. It is crosslisted in Theology, Fine Arts, and History.
Bat Kol Institute for Jewish Studies: Summer School Applications Welcome
The Bat Kol Institute in Jerusalem (an international, ecumenical institution founded in response to Vatican II's Nostra Aetate) invites applications for its July 2014 summer session. Scholarships are available.
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.