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The Center for Catholic-Jewish Studies | CCJS | Academic Conferences

    Academic Conferences

    Recent Catholic Theologies of Jews and Judaism and the Challenge of Theological Dialogue

    A virtual symposium to be hosted by the Saint Leo University Center for Catholic-Jewish Studies

    May 9 -11, 2021

    CCJS has invited a dozen scholars to come together in a spirit of mutual friendship and scholarly inquiry to discuss topics identified by the Vatican as important for reflection in its 2015 document “The Gifts and the Calling of God are Irrevocable: A Reflection on Theological Questions Pertaining to Catholic-Jewish Relations on the Occasion of the 50th Anniversary of Nostra Aetate.”

    Each invited scholar will present a paper, and CCJS intends to collect the papers into an edited volume that will be available to the scholarly community and the interested public. This is the first invitation-only academic symposium sponsored by CCJS and we are excited to have assembled such an accomplished group of scholars.

    The participants are:

    Dr. Clémence Boulouque, Carl and Bernice Witten Assistant Professor in Jewish and Israel Studies at Columbia University, NY.

    Dr. Alan Brill, Cooperman/Ross Endowed Chair for Jewish-Christian Studies at Seton Hall University, NJ.

    Dr. Holly Taylor Coolman, assistant professor of theology in the Department of Theology at Providence College, RI.

    Dr. Gavin D’Costa, professor of Catholic theology at the University of Bristol, England.

    Father William Goldin, parochial vicar at St. Irenaeus Catholic Church, Cypress, CA.

    Dr. Joel Kaminsky, Morningstar Professor of Jewish Studies and Professor of Religion at Smith College, Northampton, MA.

    Dr. Matthew Levering, professor of dogmatic theology at the University of Saint Mary of the Lake, Mundelein, IL.

    David Maayan, PhD student in comparative theology at Boston College, MA.

    Dr. Bruce Marshall, Lehman Professor of Christian Doctrine at the Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX.

    Dr. David Novak, the J. Richard and Dorothy Shiff Chair of Jewish Studies as Professor of the Study of Religion and Professor of Philosophy at the University of Toronto, Canada.

    Dr. Devorah Schoenfeld, associate professor of theology at Loyola University Chicago, IL.

    Dr. Jennifer Hart Weed, associate professor of philosophy, University of New Brunswick, Canada.

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    Contact the Center for Catholic-Jewish Studies

    Matthew Tapie, Ph.D.
    Director and Assistant Professor of Theology
    Phone: (352) 588-7298
    Email: matthew.tapie@saintleo.edu
    Saint Leo University
    de Chantal Hall 131
    P.O. Box 6665-MC 2460
    Saint Leo, FL 33574


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