The Advent and Judaism: Revisiting a Difficult History

The Advent and Judaism: Revisiting a Difficult History

9:30 am - 10:40 am

Dr. Matthew Taylor (Protestant Scholar, Institute for Islamic, Christian, and Jewish Studies)

Advent is a season of celebration and anticipation for Christians, but it has historically been a source of great pain for Jews. Despite Jesus and all his early followers being Jewish, Christians have spent the past 20 centuries separating Jesus from his Judaism with grievous consequences. How do we take account and take responsibility for this history even in the midst of our holiday season?.

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