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Study Group Relationship Judaism Christianity

Study Group Relationship Judaism Christianity

Study group

The interdisciplinary Werkgroep Relatie Jodendom Christendom (Study Group Relationship Judaism Christianity) researches the meaning of the relationship between Judaism and Christianity in past and present.

Focus

This relationship touches upon theology in its entirety and therefore has an interdisciplinary character. Attention is paid to the birth of Christianity in its Jewish setting and to the history of the relationship between Judaism and Christianity as well as its separation. The Werkgroep Relatie Jodendom Christendom also studies the current relations between Judaism and Christianity and its meaning for the Catholic practise of theology.

International cooperation

The Werkgroep Relatie Jodendom Christendom is part of an international partnership of the following institutes:

  • Bar-Ilan University, IsraĆ«l
  • Schechter Institutes, Jerusalem (connected to the Israeli department of the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York)
  • Protestant Theological University (PThU), Amsterdam

Jewish and Christian Perspectives

Jewish and Christian Perspectives is a series of publications resulting from the partnership mentioned above. More information about this series can be found on the website.

More information

For more information about the Werkgroep Relatie Jodendom Christendom, please visit the group's Dutch webpages by clicking the language switch in the top-right corner of this page, or contact the coƶrdinator of the study group:

Poorthuis, M.J.H.M.
Name prof. dr. M.J.H.M. Poorthuis
Tilburg School of Catholic Theology
Department of Biblical Sciences and Church History
Position Full Professor
Room NV 205
Phone +31 13 466 3815
E-mail m.j.h.m.poorthuis@tilburguniversity.edu