Massah 30 Now Online – Rosen, Pawlikowski on Christian Jewish Relations, Binding of Isaac

The Summer 2011 issue of Massah is now online and available for download, with articles including:

  • Fr John T. Pawlikowski: The State of the Global Christian-Jewish Dialogue: Some Reflections
  • Rabbi David Rosen: Progress in Jewish-Church Relations
  • Wellington Interfaith Akedah Study
  • Deborah Sheridan: Planning Holy Week?
  • Book reviews
  • Report from the First National NZ CCJ Conference
  • News and Notes

Download the issue

National CCJ Conference: 3-4 July 2010

National Council of Christians and Jews Conference
Saturday July 3 and Sunday July 4, 2010
Wesley Hall, St Johns College, 202 St Johns Road, Meadowbank, Auckland

Theme: Christian-Jewish Dialogue: Encouraging Development, Emerging Challenges

Keynote speaker: Rev Dr John Pawlikowski OSM, Professor of Ethics and Director of the Catholic-Jewish Studies Programme at the University of Chicago, Past President of the ICCJ and for over forty years a leading figure in Jewish-Christian relations worldwide. With Dr Paul Morris, Professor of Religious Studies, Victoria University of Wellington.

Featuring also Mona Williams, New Zealand’s foremost professional story-teller, speaking after dinner on Saturday and after lunch on Sunday.


Saturday July 3
5pm Reception (mix, mingle, introduce yourself, meet others)
6pm Dinner in St Johns Dining Hall, followed by Mona Williams
Sunday July 4
10am Keynote speech: Rev Dr John Pawlikowski OSM
11am Morning tea
11.30-12.30pm Response: Professor Paul Morris
12.30pm Lunch, followed by Mona Williams
1.30-2.30pm Panel discussion
2.45-3.00pm Coffee break
3.00-3.45pm Final word: Rev Dr John Pawlikowski OSM

If you would like to come to the conference, please download, fill in, and return the registration form (Word) (PDF) with your registration payment of $20.

Massah 27 now online – book reviews, forgiveness, Pope Benedict, John Pawlikowski and more

The Spring 2009 issue of Massah, the Journal of the New Zealand Council of Christians and Jews, is now available for download.  In this issue:

  • Editorial.
  • News and Notes
  • Book Reviews:
    • The Language of God (Collins) and The God Delusion (Dawkins)
    • The Book Thief (Zusak)
    • Journal (Berr)
    • The Misunderstood Jew (Levine)
  • Forgiveness in Judaism – Wendy Ross
  • Decline in Christian Numbers in the Middle East
  • Pope Benedict XVI’s pilgrimage to the Holy Land – David Rosen
  • Father John Pawlikowski – biography and comment
  • Times and Seasons