Rabbi to teach five-part ‘Theology for Life’ series at Aquinas Institute

Rabbi Barry Friedman

Rabbi  Barry  Friedman will lead a series of five classes on “Hinei Mah Tov: Can Jews and Christians Dwell Together in  Peace?” on Tuesday nights from Oct. 22 to Nov. 19 at Aquinas Institute of Theology, 23  S. Spring Avenue in St.  Louis.

Friedman’s classes will examine the Christian  roots  of  anti-Jewish thought, the  impact of the Holocaust and  Vatican  II  as  a  response, and ambivalence  in current  Jewish-Christian  relations.  Classes take place from 6:30-9 p.m. and include: 

• Oct. 22: A Jewish View of the New Testament 

• Oct. 29: The History of Anti-Semitism in the Catholic Church 

• Nov. 5: The Role of the Church in the Holocaust and Its Unfulfilled Duty of Repair 

• Nov. 12: A Guided Tour of the Holocaust Museum 

• Nov. 19: Discussion of Controversial Contemporary Topics in Jewish-Christian Relations

Sessions are $25 each or $100 forall  five. 

Participants will be  asked  to  read  selections  from  two books.

To register, or for more information, call 314-256-8807 or email: [email protected]