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Interfaith scholar to present at Creighton University: “Can Christians Learn about the New Testament from Jews?”

Jewish-Christian relations scholar and interfaith activist Rabbi David Fox Sandmel will deliver an April 12 lecture at Creighton University, explaining how Christians can learn about the New Testament from Jews April 12 at Creighton University. Sandmel will present at 6 p.m. in Room 3028 of the Mike and Josie Harper Center. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Sandmel is director of interfaith affairs at the Anti-Defamation League. His Judaic scholarship spans three degrees and multiple positions. Sandmel held the Crown-Ryan Chair in Jewish Studies at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago from 2003 to 2014 and was the Judaic Scholar at the Institute for Christian and Jewish Studies in Baltimore. He has contributed to numerous projects and publications, such as “Dabru Emet: A Jewish Statement on Christians and Christianity” and The Jewish Annotated New Testament.

The Kripke Center for the Study of Religion and Society is sponsoring the event.

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