Professor von Kellenbach Gives Invited Lecture in Stockholm

Submitted by Lee Capristo on November 08, 2019 - 3:51 pm
November 08, 2019
By Lee Capristo

Professor of Religious Studies Katharina von Kellenbach gave the 2019 Krister Stendahl Memorial Lecture on October 31 in Stockholm, Sweden. The lecture's title was “Guilt as a Productive Force in the Transformation of Jewish-Christian Relations.” The Krister Stendahl Memorial Lecture is a yearly event to honor the memory of Krister Stendahl, bishop in Stockholm 1984-1988 and professor at the Divinity School at Harvard University. The author of "The Mark of Cain: Guilt and Denial in the Lives of Nazi Perpetrators" (Oxford University Press, 2013), von Kellenbach led a research group titled "Felix Culpa: Guilt as a Culturally Productive Force" in Bielefeld, Germany during 2018-2019 and is now the Corcoran Visiting Chair in Christian-Jewish Relations at the Center for Christian-Jewish Learning of Boston College in Massachusetts. She is working on a new book, “Composting Guilt: The Purification of Memory after Atrocity," and this fall, edited the academic journal Crosscurrents (Vol. 69, Issue 3).

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