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Fuller Meanings: Christian and Jewish Readings of the Bible

Gary Anderson, Jon Levenson

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Format: Lecture followed by Q&A

Length: 111 minutes

Theologians Jon Levenson and Gary Anderson critique the Pontifical Biblical Commission's 2001 document, The Jewish People and Their Sacred Scriptures in the Christian Bible, which affirms the essential place of the Jewish Scriptures in the Christian tradition, and examines the depictions of Jews in the New Testament. Levenson, the Albert A. List Professor of Jewish Studies at Harvard Divinity School, and Anderson, a theology professor at the University of Notre Dame, speak separately, and then answer questions.

The symposium is moderated by Richard Clifford, SJ, professor of Old Testament at the Weston Jesuit School of Theology, and introduced by Philip Cunningham, executive director of the Center for Christian-Jewish Learning at Boston College.

Presenter(s): Gary Anderson, Jon Levenson

Date: April 24, 2006

Location: Gasson 100

Sponsor(s): Center for Christian-Jewish Learning; Theology Department

URL: http://frontrow.bc.edu/program/anderson/

The information on this page is accurate as of April 2006