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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.




Hands of different races

Faculty Seminar Series on Religious Resources to Combat Racism
Tuesdays, October 6, 20, & 27
12:00-1:00 pm  

Co-sponsored with the Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life.
For Boston College faculty only. Space is limited.

Click here for Zoom registration.

Session 1: Tuesday, October 6
Amey Victoria Adkins-Jones, Theology Department
Vincent Rougeau, Law School
Mark Massa, S.J., convener, Theology Department and Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life

Session 2: Tuesday, October 20
Theresa O'Keefe, School of Theology and Ministry
Rabbi Benjamin Samuels, Congregation Shaarei Tefillah
Ruth Langer, convener, Theology Department and Center for Christian-Jewish Learning

Session 3: Tuesday, October 27
Yavilah McCoy, Dimensions, Inc.
Joshua Snyder, Theology Department
Joy Moore, convener, Student Affairs and Pine Manor Institute for Student Success


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Center for Christian-Jewish Learning Student Internship Program 2020-2021
The Center invites applications for its 2020-2021 Student Internship Program. Up to three internships are awarded each academic year. Applications are evaluated on a rolling basis.

Jesper Svartvik

2020-2021 Corcoran Visiting Chair in Christian-Jewish Relations
Boston College and the Center for Christian-Jewish Learning are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jesper Svartvik to the 2020-2021 Corcoran Visiting Chair in Christian-Jewish Relations.

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.

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 in that course.

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.