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Adam Gregerman to Join the Department of Theology and Religious Studies
Philadelphia (March 6, 2013) — Saint Joseph’s University has appointed Adam L. Gregerman, Ph.D., a widely respected scholar in Christian-Jewish relations, as assistant director of the Institute for Jewish-Catholic Relations and assistant professor of Jewish Studies in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, effective fall 2013. He will collaborate with Philip A. Cunningham, Ph.D., the director of the Institute, in managing its growing activities nationally and internationally.
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On January 11, 2011, in the Vatican, Institute director Philip A. Cunningham and College of Arts & Sciences Dean William Madges presented Cardinal Walter Kasper with an honorary doctoral degree in Sacred Theology from Saint Joseph’s University. The citation praised Cardinal Kasper “for your dedication to the vision of a new relationship between Catholics and Jews set forth by the Second Vatican Council, for your labors to begin to achieve that vision as President of the Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews, and for your exemplary modeling of the work of a Catholic theologian in service to the Church and to interreligious understanding.” The text of the citation that was also presented to Cardinal Kasper and his reply follow.
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