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Jesus and Jewish Prayer  

Jewish Christian StudiesThe Graduate Program in Jewish-Christian Studies is sponsoring the lecture, "Jesus and Jewish Prayer," in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of its founding and the 50th anniversary of Nostra Aetate. The event will be held on October 22, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in the Beck Rooms on the First Floor of the Walsh University Library at Seton Hall and will feature the following presentations: "Jesus and the Shema, Phylacteries and Fringes" by the Reverend Lawrence Frizzell, D.Phil. and "The Lord's Prayer in the Teaching of Jesus" by Gregory Glazov, D.Phil.

About the Presenters

Father Lawrence Frizzell is Director and Associate Professor of the Graduate Program in Jewish-Christian Studies and the Director of the Institute of Judaeo-Christian Studies at Seton Hall University. In 2008 Pope Benedict XVI appointed Father Frizzell Consultor to the Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews in the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, and Pope Francis renewed his appointment in 2014. A specialist in Jewish-Christian studies and relations, Father Frizzell also explores the impact of Biblical traditions on Catholic liturgy, prayer and ethics.

Dr. Gregory Glazov is Professor of Biblical Studies in Seton Hall's Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology (ICSST). He earned M.Phil. and D.Phil. degrees in Jewish Studies in the Graeco-Roman World from Oxford University. His doctoral dissertation, "The 'Bridling of the Tongue' and the 'Opening of the Mouth' in Biblical Prophecy," was published by Sheffield Academic Press in 2001. Dr. Glazov also serves as Coordinator of the Great Spiritual Books program of ICSST's Institute for Christian Spirituality.

About the Graduate Program in Jewish-Christian Studies
Founded in 1975 by the Institute of Judaeo-Christian Studies, the Graduate Program in Jewish-Christian Studies offers a Master of Arts degree and graduate certificate in Jewish-Christian Studies. The curriculum covers all aspects of the historical relationships between Jews and Christians and their respective values and traditions and equips graduates for many facets inter-religious and multicultural relations, dialogue and diplomatic encounters. For more information, click here».

Categories: Faith and Service

For more information, please contact:

  • Lawrence Frizzell
  • (973) 761-9751
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