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Book Talk: “The Nun in the Synagogue: Judeocentric Catholicism in Israel” with Emma Polyakov (Merrimack College)
In the wake of the Holocaust, a religious phenomenon arose in Israel fueled by survivors who had converted to Catholicism as well as by Catholics determined to address the anti-Judaism inherent in their religious tradition. This talk examines this “Judeocentric Catholicism” as a case study in Catholic perceptions of Jews, Judaism, and the state of Israel. Emma Polyakov is Assistant Professor, Religious and Theological Studies at Merrimack College. MASKS are required when inside a campus building. Night…Find out more »