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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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A Pope, a Jesuit and Hitler

Peter Eisner, an award-winning author and reporter, will speak on his new book, The Pope’s Last Crusade: How an American Jesuit Helped Pope Pius XI’s Campaign to Stop Hitler, at Boston College on Mar. 25. From the publisher: Eisner combines … Continue reading

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