Easter & Passover in Interfaith Contexts

27 March, 2023

We are deeply honoured to welcome Professor Mary Boys, Skinner & McAlpin Professor of Practical Theology at Union Theological Seminary, USA, and Chancellor Shuly Rubin Schwartz, the Chancellor and Irving Lehrman Research Professor of American Jewish History, and Sala and Walter Schlesinger Dean of the Gershon Kekst Graduate School at The Jewish Theological Seminary of America, NY, USA.

Here are the details of this fascinating session.

Topic: Easter & Passover in Interfaith Contexts

Abstract: Passover and Easter traditions are best understood within the context of the complex and protracted development of both Judaism and Christianity. Our presentation will sketch the origin and development of Passover traditions in Judaism and show how the emerging Christian community drew them to forge its identity. We’ll then discuss several contemporary Passover traditions in both Jewish and Christian communities.

Panel Speaker: Professor Mary Boys, Skinner & McAlpin Professor of Practical Theology at Union Theological Seminary, USA.

Panel Speaker: Chancellor Shuly Rubin Schwartz, the Chancellor and Irving Lehrman Research Professor of American Jewish History, and Sala and Walter Schlesinger Dean of the Gershon Kekst Graduate School at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, NY, USA.

Chair: Professor Delvyn Case, Senior Fellow of the Oxford Interfaith Forum.

Time: 18:00-19:00 BST| 19:00-20:00 CEST | 10:00-11:00 PDT | 13:00-14:00 EDT

Venue: Online

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