Translation for Transformation

André Chouraqui and His Revolutionary Contributions to Jewish-Christian Dialogue

Dr Murray Watson

Wednesday February 24th 2021  2.00pm – 3.30pm (UK time)

André Chouraqui (1917-2007) was an Algerian-born Jewish scholar, politician and interreligious pioneer. Among his many interfaith initiatives, perhaps his greatest accomplishment was La Bible Chouraqui, a ground-breaking translation of the Bible (both Testaments) into French which sought to bring Jews and Christians together in shared study and discussion. Chouraqui’s life—and his unorthodox way of translating the Bible—made him one of the most intriguing figures in modern interfaith dialogue, and we will explore his contributions and personality together.

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