About Dr. Lena Salaymeh
Lena Salaymeh is Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) at Tel Aviv Law. She researches and teaches Islamic and Jewish jurisprudence in both historical and contemporary legal systems. Her book, The Beginnings of Islamic Law: Late Antique Islamicate Legal Traditions…
About Niall McDevitt
Niall is a poet and writer. His idea of poetry is one of urban shamanism and this includes street-level studies of the poetic history of London and beyond. Niall is an influential participant in the London and UK psychogeographical movement and has collaborated with Iain Sinclair, Robert Montgomery, John Crow, Aidan Andrew Dun, Tina Richardson, Mythogeography, Max Reeves and more. Some of his work features in the anthology Urban Shamanism: A London Poetopographical. His third book Firing Slits: Jerusalem Colportage…
About Colonel Eamon Caufield
Colonel Caulfield is the Deputy Chief of Staff for the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization. He is a serving senior officer in the Defence Forces of Ireland and has served on multiple missions with the United Nations in Lebanon in command and staff appointments, Ivory Coast and with the NATO force in Kosovo as the national commander. He is a graduate of the Defence Forces Military College and the National University of Ireland.…
About Dr. Marcie Lenk
Dr. Marcie Lenk is a Shalom Hartman Institute research fellow, and the Institute’s Director of Christian Leadership Programs. She teaches Christianity at Shalem College, Patristics at the Studium Theologicum Salesianum at Ratisbonne Monastery, and Jewish and Christian texts at Ecce Homo Convent and the Swedish theological Institute. She received her Ph.D. at Harvard University with a dissertation entitled “The Apostolic Constitutions: Judaism and Anti-Judaism in the Construction of Christianity,” and earned an M.T.S. from Harvard Divinity School, as well as an M.A. in Bible and B.A. in mathematics and Jewish studies from Yeshiva University. Dr. Lenk has taught early Christianity, Hebrew Bible, and rabbinic literature at institutions such as Boston University and City College of New York.…
This is the final session of an international conference on the protection of sacred places and cultural heritage.
Tantur & the Future of Ecumenical and Interreligious Dialogue: Expanding the Horizons
January 8-11, 2015
The Tantur Ecumenical Institute was founded fifty years ago as a part of a new flowering of ecumenical dialogue stimulated by the Second Vatican Council. This conference celebrates the contributions that Tantur has made not just by looking to the past but by looking ahead.