Sep 28, 2010
Speaker: Father Leo D. Lefebure, Professor
of Theology and the Matteo Ricci Chair at Georgetown University and
priest of the Archdiocese of Chicago
Location: Ohr Kodesh Congregation; Chevy Chase, MD
In recent decades many Christian leaders have sought to overcome the age-old tradition of hostility to Judaism. At the center of these efforts are revised theological understandings of Christian origins, of the New Testament, and of relations between Jews and Christians from antiquity to the present. This lecture will focus on the theological dimensions both of the traditional conflict and of recent efforts to move beyond it and to shape healthy relations for the present and future.