Philip A. Cunningham: Personal Website

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Saint Joseph’s University
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Philip A. Cunningham

Dr. Philip A. Cunningham is Professor of Theology (specializing in Christian-Jewish Relations) and director of the Institute for Jewish-Catholic Relations of Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA. He also serves as president of the International Council of Christians and Jews, secretary-treasurer of the Council of Centers on Jewish-Christian Relations, and has been a member of the Advisory Committee on Catholic-Jewish Relations for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. He is also webmaster of the CCJR's online resource supersite called Dialogika.

Interested in biblical studies, religious education, and theologies of Christian-Jewish relations, he is the author of numerous book and articles on these subjects. His most recent book, Christ Jesus and the Jewish People Today: New Explorations of Theological Interrelationships, published by Eerdmans Publishing Co. was co-edited with Joseph Sievers, Mary Boys, Hans Hermann Henrix, and Jesper Svartvik. He is the author of the forthcoming book, Seeking Shalom: The Journey to Right Relationship between Catholics and Jews, slated for publication in 2015 by Eerdmans Publishing Co.

He is also a member of the Christian Scholars Group on Christian-Jewish Relations and contributed to their 2002 statement “A Sacred Obligation: Rethinking Christian Faith in Relation to Judaism and the Jewish People,” and their 2005 book Seeing Judaism Anew: Christianity's Sacred Obligation (Sheed & Ward).



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