2019 Tantur Summer Seminar

Author: Melody Kesler

Tantur Summer Seminar Poster

2019 Tantur Summer Seminar
Sin and Atonement in Judaism and Christianity

July 2 - 13, 2019
Tantur Ecumenical Institute
Jerusalem, Israel

Seminar Organizer:  Brian Daley, SJ


  • Sin and Atonement in the Bible
  • Sin and Atonement in Rabbinic Thought and Practice
  • Judaism and Christianity: Continuities in Tradition
  • Jesus and Paul on Sin and Atonement
  • Sin and Guilt in the Christian Theological Tradition
  • Christian Theologies of Sin and Forgiveness
  • Modern Jewish Approaches to Atonement after the Holocaust
  • Dealing with Sin and Reconciliation Today
  • Sin, Reconciliation and Personal Relations
  • Sin and Atonement: Ecumenical and Interfaith Aspects

Accepted graduate students will be provided with room and board at the Tantur Ecumenical Institute in Jerusalem from July 1 through July 14, 2019, and a $500 subvention to support travel. Travel must be arranged through the University of Notre Dame. To apply, email a CV, one letter of recommendation from a faculty adviser, and a 500-word essay regarding your interest in this seminar to Marianne FitzGerald, mfitzg14@nd.edu. Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis.