Professor Mary Boys: The Churches’ Post-Holocaust Reckonings

This is an offsite event that takes place at Adath Jeshurun Congregation.

In this presentation, Professor Mary Boys will highlight advances in grappling with this “entangled relationship religious teachings and the Nazi genocide,” as quoted in the “Envisioning Evil” exhibition catalogue, discuss contemporary challenges to building bridges of understanding, and propose possible new directions for American Christians in their relationship with Jews. This event is organized and hosted by Adath Jeshurun Congregation.

This event is presented in coordination with the exhibition “Envisioning Evil: The Nazi Drawings by Mauricio Lasansky” on view at Mia through June 26, 2022. Learn more about the exhibition here.

About Professor Mary Boys
Professor Boys has served as visiting Lecturer of Religious Education at Princeton Theological Seminary, Claremont School of Theology, John Carroll University, Villanova University, and St. Mary’s College (London, England). She has been a Lilly Research Fellow and was a Henry Luce III Fellow in Theology for 2005. She is a former member of the editorial boards of the Studies in Jewish-Christian Relations, and has also served on the editorial boards of The Journal of Religious Education (Australia), Teaching Theology and Religion, and Religious Education. With Professor Sara S. Lee, Boys served as co-director of the Lilly Endowment-sponsored “Religious Particularism and Pluralism” project that involved Jewish and Catholic educators and academics.

Professor Mary Boys, Scholar in Residence, is sponsored through the generous support of The Sandra and Irwin Mandel Fund of the Adath Jeshurun Congregation.