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Colloquia and Visiting Speakers: Mary C. Boys and David Fox Sandmel, "What Our Grandparents Couldn’t Have Imagined: 50 Years of Jewish-Christian Relations"

Oct 25, 2015

What Our Grandparents Couldn't Have Imagined: 50 Years of Jewish-Christian Relations

Celebrating the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Second Vatican Council's Declaration Nostra Aetate, on the Church's Relationship to NonChristian Religions, 1965-2015

Schedule of Events for Sunday, October 25, 2015 McMaster University, CIBC Centre (MUSC 3rd Floor)

2:00 General Introductions Vivian Lewis, University Librarian, McMaster University Dr. Susan Denburg, Acting Provost and Vice-President, McMaster University

2:15 Address by Dr. Mary Boys, Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor of Practical Theology, Union Theological Seminary, New York

3:00 Coffee Break

3:30 Address by Dr. David Sandmel, Director of Interfaith Affairs, Anti-Defamation League, New York

4:15 Comments on Jewish-Christian Dialogue in Canada by Dr. Eileen Schuller, Professor of Religious Studies, McMaster University

4:30 Final Reflections: Panel Discussion and Questions from the Audience

5:00 Conclusion: Dr. James Benn, Chair of the Department of Religious Studies, McMaster University Presented by McMaster University Library and the Department of Religious Studies as the concluding event of the Meyer-Schreiber Lecture Series commemorating the friendship between Ben Meyer and Herb Schreiber.