Tantur Summer Seminar
SALVATION HISTORY TODAY
Dates: July 5–17, 2018
Tantur Ecumenical Institute in Jerusalem, Israel
- 9:00 AM Morning Prayer
- 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Morning Seminar led by a senior participant and a graduate student; focus on the day's readings
- 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM Afternoon Session led by two students; How does this subject, these readings, affect the present life of Christians?
- 5:15 PM Evening Prayer
- A Catholic Eucharist will also be celebrated at 8:00 AM each day, for those who wish to take part.
- Public lectures by senior participants.
- Local field trips to holy sites, places that reveal local Christian diversity.
- Sunday: Mass at Melkite Cathedral and visits to Lutheran or Anglican center and Orthodox Patriarchate.
- Fr. Brian Daley, SJ - University of Notre Dame
- John Bergsma (Franciscan University)
- Anthony Giambrone, OP (Ecole Biblique)
- Tzvi Novick (Notre Dame)
- Eugene Korn (Independent Scholar)
- Gavin d’Costa (University of Bristol)
- Jutta Sperber (University of Münster)
- Gerald McKenny (Notre Dame)
- Neil Arner (Notre Dame)
How to Apply
To apply, email a CV, one letter of recommendation from a faculty advisor, and a 500-word essay regarding your interest in this seminar to Marianne FitzGerald, firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis
Benefits for Participants
Accepted applicants will be provided with room and board at the Tantur Ecumenical Institute in Jerusalem from July 4 through July 17, 2018, and a $500 subvention to support travel. Travel must be arranged through the University of Notre Dame.
Wednesday, July 4: Arrivals
Thursday, July 5: The Idea of Salvation History and the Origin of the Tantur Center
Brian Daley, SJ (Notre Dame)
Friday, July 6: Salvation History and the Christian Reading of the Bible
John Bergsma (Franciscan University)
Monday, July 9: The New Testament and Salvation History
Anthony Giambrone, OP (Ecole Biblique)
Tuesday, July 10: The Covenant and History in Rabbibic Theology
Tzvi Novick (Notre Dame)
Wednesday, July 11: God’s Covenant with Israel and the Salvation of the Nations
Eugene Korn (Independent Scholar)
Thursday, July 12: Sacred History and the Salvation of non-Biblical Peoples
Gavin d’Costa (University of Bristol)
Friday, July 13: Salvation History and Islam
Jutta Sperber (University of Münster)
Monday, July 16: Covenant and History for Reformed Christians
Gerald McKenny (Notre Dame)
Tuesday, July 17: Salvation History, Christian Ecumenism, and Interfaith Dialogue
Neil Arner (Notre Dame)
Wednesday, July 18: Departures