Spring 2021 Meeting: "What is Supersessionism? A Conversation with David Novak." 

The Spring 2021 meeting will take place virtually on Zoom, May 30, 2021 from 2pm-4pm (ET). The meeting will feature a panel discussion with the eminent Jewish theologian and philosopher David Novak. Our discussion with Prof. Novak will focus on his 2019 article in First Things, "Supersessionism Hard and Soft."


Prof. Novak will be joining us along with the following respondents:

Holly Taylor Coolman (Providence College)

Nick Scott-Blakely (Fuller Theological Seminary)

Kendall Soulen (Emory University)

The session will be moderated by Gerald McDermott (Beeson Divinity School, ret.) and time will be provided for Q&A.

Click here to register for the virtual meeting!


2020 Meeting: "Catholic Doctrines on the Jewish People After Vatican II: A Panel Discussion with Gavin D'Costa" 

The 2020 annual meeting was held by webinar on November 20, 2020 and featured a panel discussion of Gavin D'Costa's book, "Catholic Doctrines on Jews after the Second Vatican Council" (Oxford, 2019). Prof. D'Costa gave a presentation followed by responses from Bruce Marshall (SMU Perkins School of Theology), Ruth Langer (Boston College), Philip Cunningham (Saint Joseph’s University) and David Sandmel (Anti-Defamation League). The session was moderated by Holly Taylor Coolman (Providence). Click here for a recording of the meeting. 



2019 Meeting: "Fulfillment and Supersessionism in the Theology of St. Paul" 

The Society's second meeting was held in San Diego, CA on November 22, 2019 and featured presentations from William S. Campbell (University of Wales) and Douglas Campbell (Duke Divinity School) along with responses from Paula Fredriksen (Hebrew University/Boston University) and Francis Watson (University of Durham). The session was moderated by David Rudolph (The King's University). Click here for a recording of the meeting. 


2018 Inaugural Meeting: "An Agenda for Post-Supersessionist Theology"

The Society's first meeting was held in Denver, Colorado in 2018 and featured brief presentations from R. Kendall Soulen (Emory University), Holly Taylor Coolman (Providence College), Willie J. Jennings (Yale University), Gerald McDermott (Beeson Divinity School), Mark Kinzer (Ann Arbor, MI), Anders Runesson (University of Oslo), and a response from Adam Gregerman (Saint Joseph's University). Please click on the names below to view the papers given by some of the speakers.