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
Check back for names of additional presenters.
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.
- “Salvation History” and the Origins of the Tantur Center: Oscar Cullmann and his Influence on Mid-Twentieth Century Christian Theology
- Biblical and Theological Perspectives on Salvation: the Call of Individuals or the Formation of a People in History?
- Salvation History and the Individual: Soteriological Perspectives on God’s Work in Time
- The Covenant in Rabbinic and Later Jewish Theology
- Israel’s Perspective on Salvation for Israel and for the Nations
- Covenant and History in Reformed Christianity
- The Holy Land and Islam: Jerusalem and the Prophet
- Holy Places, Holy Times: Liturgy, Pilgrimage, and the Land
- Salvation History as a Biblical Hermeneutic: the Narrative Unity of the Testaments
- Salvation History as the Foundation of Ecumenical and Interfaith Dialogue