Dabru Emet: A Jewish Statement on Christians and Christianity - Creation, Reception and Impact

Thursday 30 October 2014 (17:00-18:00)
The Third Annual Birmingham Lecture In Jewish Heritage and Culture
Hosted under the Auspices of the Dept. of Theology and Religion Project: Jewish Heritage and Culture: Birmingham Perspectives.

will be delivered by Rabbi Dr David Fox Sandmel
Director of Interfaith Affairs for the Anti-Defamation League, New York.
With a response by the Archbishop of Birmingham, The Most Rev Bernard Longley.

Rabbi Sandmel lectures and publishes widely on contemporary issues in Jewish-Christian Relations, Jewish-Muslim relations, religion in contemporary society, and the foundations of Judaism and Christianity in antiquity. From 1998-2001 he directed the National Jewish Scholars Project, coordinating the production of Dabru Emet, and co-editing two associated publications: Christianity in Jewish Terms (2000) and Irreconcilable Differences? A Learning Resource for Jews and Christians (2001). Prior to joining the staff of the ADL he was Crown-Ryan Professor of Jewish Studies at the Catholic Theological Union, Chicago.

For information contact Charlotte Hempel at c.hempel@bham.ac.uk or Isabel Wollaston i.l.wollaston@bham.ac.uk.

Culture and collections

Schools, institutes and departments

Services and facilities