Philip A. Cunningham, Ph.D.
Christian-Jewish Relations; Biblical Studies
- B.A., 1972, Fordham College
- M.S., 1977, Fordham Graduate School of Education
- M.A., 1984, LaSalle University
- Ph.D., 1992, Boston College
Director of the Institute for Jewish-Catholic Relations of Saint Joseph's University; Member of the Council of Centers on Jewish-Christian Relations (secretary-treasurer), Christian Scholars Group on Christian-Jewish Relations, International Council of Christians and Jews (2nd vice-president), the Catholic Biblical Association of America; webmaster of Dialogika, a resource site on Christian-Jewish relations.
Christ Jesus and the Jewish People Today: New Explorations of Theological Interrelationships [Edited with J. Sievers, M. Boys, H, Henrix, and J. Svartvik], (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2011).
The Catholic Church and the Jewish People: Recent Reflections from Rome [Edited with N. Hofmann and J. Sievers], (New York: Fordham University Press, 2007).
Pondering the Passion: What’s at Stake for Christians and Jews?[editor], (Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2005).
“Discerning the ‘Stumbling Block,’” Cardinal Koch Symposium.Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations, May 2012.
"Paul and the Relationship between the People of Israel and the Church Today,” in Reimund Beiringer and Didier Pollefeyt, eds,Paul and Judaism: Crosscurrents in Pauline Exegesis and the Study of Jewish-Christian Relations (T & T Clark, 2012), 141-162.
- "Jews and Christians from the Time of Christ to Constantine’s Reign," in Albert Lindemann and Richard Levy, eds., Antisemitism: A History (New York/Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010), 47-62.
Theologies and history of Christian-Jewish relations, biblical studies, religious education.
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Expertise: Christian-Jewish Relations, Interreligious Dialogue, Biblical Studies, Religious Education