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Jesuit Kaddish

Kraft Family Professor of Philosophy James Bernauer, S.J., takes a critical look at the Jesuit order in his new book Jesuit Kaddish: Jesuits, Jews, and Holocaust Remembrance (Notre Dame Press, 2020). According to the publisher, Jesuit Kaddish “is a long … Continue reading

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John Paul II Lecture in Christian-Jewish Relations

Alon Confino, Pen Tishkach Chair of Holocaust Studies and professor of history and Jewish Studies at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, will deliver the annual John Paul II Lecture in Christian-Jewish Relations on Feb. 9 at 4 p.m. in … Continue reading

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Rabbi Langer honored

Rabbi Ruth Langer, a professor of Jewish Studies in the Theology Department, recently received the Eternal Light Award from Saint Leo University’s Center for Catholic-Jewish Studies, in recognition of her outstanding contributions to Catholic-Jewish studies. Langer is the associate director … Continue reading

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Book launch: God in the Qur’an

The Center for Christian-Jewish Learning at Boston College is hosting a book launch event on Nov. 28 at noon for God in the Qur’an (Knopf, 2018) by Pulitzer Prize winner Jack Miles, who holds the 2018-19 Corcoran Visiting Professorship in Christian-Jewish Relations … Continue reading

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John Paul II Lecture

Amy-Jill Levine will present “Christian Privilege, Christian Fragility, and the Gospel of John: How American Race Relations Inform Jewish-Christian Dialogue” on Oct. 14 at 4 p.m. in Stokes Hall South Auditorium S195. Levine is University Professor of New Testament and Jewish … Continue reading

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Jesus, a rebellious son?

BC’s Corcoran Visiting Chair in Christian-Jewish Relations Adele Reinhartz will present “A Rebellious Son? Jesus and His Mother at the Wedding in Cana (John 2)” on Mar. 2 at 5:30 p.m. in the Heights Room of Corcoran Commons. In the Gospel of … Continue reading

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Jewish thinking

Author Jonathan Decter will present “Jewish Thinking about Islam and Christianity in Medieval Spain” on Mar. 25 at 5 p.m. in Stokes Hall 195S. Decter is associate professor and the Edmond J. Safra Professor of Sephardic studies at Brandeis University. His research focuses on Jewish literature in … Continue reading

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John Paul II lecture

Rev. Dr. Christian M. Rutishauser, S.J., provincial of the Swiss Jesuits, will deliver the Third Annual John Paul II Lecture in Christian-Jewish Relations on Feb. 16 at 4 p.m. in Stokes Hall, S195.  Fr. Rutishauser’s talk is titled “The Jewishness of … Continue reading

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Jews & Jesuits

The Center for Christian-Jewish Learning at Boston College will host a celebration of the publication of “The Tragic Couple”: Encounters Between Jews and Jesuits (Brill Academic Publishing), co-edited by James Bernauer, S.J., Kraft Family Professor and Director of the Center for Christian-Jewish … Continue reading

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T.S. Eliot and anti-Semitism

Jayme Stayer, S.J. will present “T. S. Eliot, Anti-Semitism, and the Problem of Cumulative Effect” on Feb. 7 at noon in Corcoran Commons. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is requested at cjlearning@bc.edu. Jayme Stayer, S.J. is currently an … Continue reading

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