The Christian-Jewish Council of Greater Charleston
Visit the CJC's website here The Christian-Jewish Council of Greater Charleston is an organization that seeks to build bridges of understanding to promote sensitivity, tolerance, respect and fellowship among religious groups.
The Christian-Jewish Council of Greater Charleston is offering a lecture and workshops October 29-30 in Charleston for clergy, religious educators and anyone interested in the historical context of the New Testament.
Presenting the programs will be Dr. Amy-Jill Levine, University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies at Vanderbilt Divinity School and College of Arts and Sciences in Nashville, Tenn. She is also affiliated faculty of the Woolf Institute: Centre for the Study of Jewish-Christian Relations at Cambridge (UK).
Dr. Levie will speak on “How Jews and Christians Read Scripture Differently,” at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, October 29 at Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim, 90 Hassel St. in Charleston. The lecture is free and open to the public and a reception will follow.
She also will lead two sessions of a workshop called “Misunderstanding Judaism Means Misunderstanding Jesus.” Both sessions will take place at the Episcopal Church of the Holy Communion, 218 Ashley Ave. from 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. on October 29 and again on October 30. Clergy, religious educators, Sunday school teachers, Bible study leaders, religious school instructors, and those interested in the historical context of the New Testament are encouraged to attend.
Registration is $50 and includes a copy of Dr. Levine’s book “The Jewish Annotated New Testament (NRSV)”. Registration without the book is $20. Online registration is available at http://ChristianJewishCouncil.org or download the registration form here. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.