The One Hundred Eighty-Fourth Meeting October 25, 2019.


American Theological Society, Midwest

The One Hundred Eighty-Fourth Meeting

Friday, October 25, 2019
McCormick Theological Seminary
5460 S. University Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60615
Common Room

Interfaith Interactions: Past Experiences and Current Perspectives

2:45 p.m. Registration & Afternoon Refreshments

3:15 p.m. Afternoon Session

Catholic-Jewish Relations and Struggles over the Theology of Religions

Very Rev. Thomas A. Baima, M.B.A., S.T.D.

Vice Rector for Academic Affairs, Dean of the Seminary and Graduate School, Professor in the Department of Systematic Theology, University of Saint Mary of the Lake, Mundelein, IL

Response: Robert Cathey, Professor of Theology, McCormick Theological Seminary

5:00 p.m. Reception, Buchanan Lounge

5:30 p.m. Dinner and Business Meeting, Buchanan Lounge

7:00 p.m. Evening Session

Living into the Second Naiveté

Rev. Dirk Ficca

Reverend Dirk Ficca is a Senior Advisor to the Church of Sweden’s Europe-wide initiative ‘A World of Neighbors’ and serves as Executive Director for the Twin Cities Social Cohesion Initiative in the Minneapolis – St. Paul metropolitan area. Also a former Executive Director at Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions.

Response: Mladen Turk, Professor and Chair, Department of Religious Studies, Elmhurst College