Center for Christian-Jewish Learning at Boston College
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Sunday, November 1 - Monday, November 2, 2015
Sunday, November 1, 2015
The meeting opened with the first panel discussion moderated by Kevin Spicer (Stonehill College) and entitled: "Understanding Interreligious 'Fault Lines': Insights from Post-Holocaust Conversations." The principal remarks were delivered by Victoria Barnett (U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum) with responses by Timothy Crain (Seton Hill University) and Ben Barer (Hebrew College).
This was followed by the public programs organized by the Center for Christian-Jewish Learning to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council declaration Nostra Aetate. The keynote address was delivered by James O'Toole (Boston College) on "Boston and Nostra Aetate," the session was moderated by James Bernauer (Boston College). A complementary panel then discussed "Relations with Jews and the Diverse Christian Communities of Boston," featuring Or Rose (Hebrew College), Michael McGarry (Paulist Center), Jennifer Howe Peace (Andover-Newton Theological School), and Demetrios Tonias (Annunciation Cathedral of Boston), and moderated by Ruth Langer (Boston College).