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Philip Cunningham

exec dir, Center for Christian-Jewish Learning

Dr. Philip A. Cunningham is professor of Catholic-Jewish Relations and director of the Institute for Jewish-Catholic Relations of Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, PA. He also serves as a member of the Advisory Committee on Catholic-Jewish Relations for the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, secretary-treasurer of the Council of Centers on Jewish-Christian Relations, and a vice-president of the International Council of Christians and Jews. Interested in biblical studies, religious education, and theologies of Christian-Jewish relations, he is the author of numerous book and articles on these subjects. Dr. Cunningham is also the North American coordinator of the Christ and the Jewish People consultation, an international collaboration among five Catholic universities to explore a key theological question concerning the church's relationship to Judaism.