Faith and Politics in a Complex Time: Christian-Jewish Relations in the Third Reich

October 25, 2022 Newton Free
Dr. Susannah Heschel (Courtesy photo)
Dr. Susannah Heschel (Courtesy photo)

As part of our Jewish-Christian Lecture Series, Professor Susannah Heschel will deliver a lecture, “Faith and Politics in a Complex Time: Christian-Jewish Relations in the Third Reich.”

Susannah Heschel is the Eli Black Professor of Jewish studies at Dartmouth College. Her scholarship focuses on Jewish-Christian relations in Germany during the 19th and 20th centuries, the history of biblical scholarship, and the history of antisemitism. Her numerous publications include “Abraham Geiger and the Jewish Jesus,” which won a National Jewish Book Award and Germany’s Geiger Prize, and “The Aryan Jesus: Christian Theologians and the Bible in Nazi Germany.”

Heschel is the author of over seventy articles and has edited several books, including “Moral Grandeur and Spiritual Audacity: Essays of Abraham Joshua Heschel”; “Betrayal: German Churches and the Holocaust”; and “Insider/Outsider: American Jews and Multiculturalism.”

Co-sponsored by the Boston College Jewish studies program and film studies program.

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Tuesday, October 25, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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