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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
   

Invitation for Applications: 2019-2020 Corcoran Visiting Chair in Christian-Jewish Relations

Boston College and its Center for Christian-Jewish Learning invite applications for the 2019-2020 Corcoran Visiting Chair in Christian-Jewish Relations. Applications are due by November 16, 2018.
Position and Application Details


   
   
UPCOMING FALL 2018 EVENTS

All events are free and open to the public. Please email cjlearning@bc.edu to register.

     

Lawrence Wills
Lawrence Wills

The Jewishness of the Gospel of Mark
Prof. Lawrence Wills
Wednesday, October 3, 11:50 a.m.-12:50 p.m.

Simboli Hall, Room 135, Brighton Campus

Brighton Campus Map
Visitor Parking for Brighton Campus

Prof. Amy-Jill Levine
Amy-Jill Levine

The Sixth Annual John Paul II Lecture in Christian-Jewish Relations
CHRISTIAN PRIVILEGE, CHRISTIAN FRAGILITY, AND THE GOSPEL OF JOHN: How American Race Relations inform Jewish-Christian Dialogue
Prof. Amy-Jill Levine
Sunday, October 14, 4:00-5:30 p.m.

Stokes Hall S195 Auditorium, Chestnut Hill Campus

UNDERSTANDING JESUS MEANS UNDERSTANDING JUDAISM: A workshop for clergy, religious educators, Bible study leaders, Sunday school teachers, and fellow travelers
Prof. Amy-Jill Levine
Monday, October 15, 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

McElroy Hall 237 Conference Room, Chestnut Hill Campus


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CENTER NEWS
     

Fr. Jakob Raile, S.J.
Fr. Jakob Raile, S.J.

A New Hungarian Edition of the Center's Commemorative Booklet on Fr. Jakob Raile, S.J.
Parbeszed Haza, the Jesuit House of Dialogue in Budapest, has recently published a Hungarian edition (Hungarian/English translation) of the Center's 2016 commemorative booklet honoring Fr. Jakob Raile, S.J. as "Righteous Among the Nations" for having risked his life while saving hundreds of Hungarian Jews.
Hungarian edition of booklet on Fr. Jakob Raile, S.J.
Hungarian edition's booklet cover

Journal of Jesuit Studies

Special Issue of Journal of Jesuit Studies
Fr. James Bernauer, S.J., the Kraft Family Professor and Director of the Center, is the Guest Editor of the just published issue of Journal of Jesuit Studies that is devoted to the Jesuits who have been recognized as Righteous by the Holocaust Center in Jerusalem, Yad Vashem. The Journal is an open access one and the entire issue is available here.

John R. "Jack" Miles
John R. "Jack" Miles

2018-2019 Corcoran Visiting Chair in Christian-Jewish Relations
Boston College and the Center for Christian-Jewish Learning are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. John R. "Jack" Miles to the 2018-2019 Corcoran Visiting Chair in Christian-Jewish Relations.



The Center for Christian-Jewish Learning invites applications for the 2019-2020 Corcoran Visiting Chair in Christian-Jewish Relations. Applications are due by November 16, 2018. Position and application details are available here.

Michelangelo's Creation of the World
Michelangelo, Creation of the Sun and Moon, Sistine Chapel

2019 Corcoran Chair Conference
MERCIFUL GOD, PUNITIVE GOD
Interdisciplinary Reflection on Scriptural Warrants in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

April 7-8, 2019
Boston College

Conference details and schedule are forthcoming.

Annual John Paul II Lecture in Christian-Jewish Relations
Previous John Paul II Lecture booklets and streaming videos are available here.

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

Center Reports
Center Reports, including the latest 2015-2017 Center Report, 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.