Nostra Aetate: Journey to Dialogue
January 11 - 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
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A Webinar Symposium Series to Celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Second Vatican Council
Speaker: Celia Deutsch, n.d.s., PhD
Sr. Celia Deutsch, n.d.s. is a Sister of Our Lady of Sion. She is Research Scholar in the Religion Department at Barnard College, where she taught from 1987 to 2012. Doctor Deutsch teaches periodically at Holy Trinity College (Harare, Zimbabwe). She has written in the fields of early Judaism and early Christianity, as well as on Jewish-Christian relations. Sr. Deutsch is currently working on a commentary on the gospel of Matthew for the Wisdom Commentary Series that studies Matthew’s gospel from a feminist perspective in the context of Jewish sources. She is a member of the Theology Committee of the International Council of Christians and Jews, and a member of the Council of Centers on Jewish-Christian Relations. Sr. Deutsch is a member of Our Lady of Refuge Parish in Brooklyn, NY, where she is coordinator of interfaith relations, and is co-coordinator of the Interfaith Coalition of Brooklyn, a group of four communities – Jewish, Catholic and Muslim. She is also serves on the Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs Commission of the Diocese of Brooklyn.