Victoria: Lecture on Future of Jewish-Catholic relations

schutThe Ecumenical and Interfaith Commission would like to invite you to a public lecture, “Nothing substantively new“? … The latest Vatican document “The gifts and calling of God are irrevocable” and the Future of Jewish-Catholic relations at East Melbourne on 30 October.


 

Future of Jewish-Catholic relations: The Ecumenical and Interfaith Commission

The Ecumenical and Interfaith Commission would like to invite you to:

“Nothing substantively new”? | The latest Vatican document “The gifts and calling of God are irrevocable” and the Future of Jewish-Catholic relations | Public Lecture

Keynote Speakers:

Father Philipp G. Renczes is professor in systematic theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University and an invited professor in historicaltheology at the Patristic Institute Augustinianum. Fr.  Renczes was BrenninkmeijerWerhahn lecturer at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2004. Since 2011, Father Renczes has been the director of the Cardinal Bea Centre for Judaic Studies at the Pontifical Gregorian University In Rome.

Rabbi Fred Morgan was a lecturer in Religious Studies at the University of Bristol in the U.K., specialising in the religions of India, before entering Leo Baeck College in London to study for the rabbinate. Ordained as rabbi in 1984, Rabbi Morgan served North West Surrey Synagogue in England for 13 years. Here in Melbourne, he took up the role of Senior Rabbi of Temple Beth Israel in 1997, “retiring” to the role of Rabbi Emeritus in 2013. He is an Honorary Fellow in the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy, Australian Catholic University. His main rabbinic interests are the ways of Midrash, Jewish thought through the ages, social justice and interfaith dialogue.

Event Details

Date: Sunday 30 October 2016      Time: 3pm to 4pm (Followed by kosher Afternoon Tea)
Location: Simonds Hall, Catholic Leadership Centre, 576 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne (Cnr Victoria Parade and Hoddle Street)
Cost: There is no charge for this event, but to help with catering, please send your RSVP to David | eic@cam.org.au | 03 9926 5708
Please check parking restrictions when parking in East Melbourne. Enter the Catholic Leadership Centre from Victoria Parade.
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