New Resources Page for Jewish-Christian Relations


Happy New Year! Best wishes to all for good health and happiness in 2016!

During this winter break, I recently added the new page, Online Resources for Jewish-Christian Relations, to the Research & Resources section of my website. The links listed here represent a cross section of resources that highlight various aspects of Jewish-Christian dialogue and/or relations. I will be adding to this list as we continue to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Jewish-Christian Studies Graduate Program through Fall 2016.

Here’s what’s new so far:

Cardinal Bea Centre for Judaic Studies Lecture Videos
A collection of lectures by the Cardinal Bea Centre of Judaic Studies at the Gregorian University is available for viewing on their YouTube channel.

Catholic-Jewish Relations Pastoral Letter Archbishop Gerety
Written in 1983 by the Most Reverend Peter L. Gerety during his tenure as Archbishop of Newark, this pastoral letter provides theological foundations for and a brief history of the development of Jewish-Christian relations since the promulgation of Nostra Aetate in 1965.

Center for Christian and Jewish Understanding (CCJU)
The CCJU website at Sacred Heart University provides links to principal documents and statements that have helped to chart and mark the direction and discussions of Christian-Jewish understanding and relations since the Second World War.

Maintained through the collaboration of the Council of Centers on Jewish-Christian Relations and the Institute for Jewish-Catholic Relations of Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, this site provides a comprehensive cyber-archive of official statements, historic documents, educational resources, and current information.

Institute for Christian & Jewish Studies (ICJS) Articles
The ICJS, which is located in Baltimore, has published various articles by its scholars from 2012 to the present.

Institute for Jewish-Catholic Relations (IJCR) Archive
The archive at Saint Joseph University’s IJCR has a collection of various materials, including videos, from their past events and directors’ presentations.

International Council of Christians and Jews (ICCJ)
ICCJ’s website contains several articles and statements that offer insights into the ongoing Jewish-Christian dialogue.

Kraft-Hiatt Program for Jewish-Christian Understanding
This College of the Holy Cross program provides online access to many of its past lectures, which visitors may stream online or download from iTunes for free.

Notre Dame de Sion
The Sisters of Our Lady of Sion’s website offers access to a vast collection of online resources, including Church documents, conferences, dossiers, links to the SIDIC Periodical and much more.

SelectedWorks of Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell
Provides free access to scholarly work related to Jewish-Christian studies by Father Lawrence E. Frizzell, including articles; contributions to books, dictionaries and encyclopedias; conference papers; public statements; and his biblical commentaries on various books in both Jewish and Christian scriptures.

Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations
Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations is the open-access electronic journal of the Council of Centers on Jewish-Christian Relations and is published by the Center for Christian-Jewish Learning at Boston College. The journal publishes peer-reviewed scholarship on the history, theology and contemporary realities of Jewish-Christian relations and reviews new materials in the field. The journal also provides a vehicle for exchange of information, cooperation and mutual enrichment in the field of Christian-Jewish studies and relations.

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)
The USCCB’s Secretariat for Catholic-Jewish Relations, which later merged into the Secretariat for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs, has produced many documents in the development of Catholic-Jewish Relations in the United States.

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