The Lux Center for Catholic-Jewish Studies


LuxDr. Richard Lux, professor of Scripture studies at Sacred Heart, has dedicated his 37-year career to Catholic-Jewish Relations. His tireless teaching, public lectures, travel, myriad publications and energetic personal outreach have brought rich perspectives on Judaism and Israel to thousands of students, researchers, religious leaders and laity.

Ph.D., M.A., University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Ind.

Board Chair, National Christian Leadership
Conference for Israel

Founding member, Milwaukee Association for
Interfaith Relations

Founding member, Catholic Jewish Conference, Milwaukee

Operations Committee, Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center, Milwaukee.

Major Publications
The Jewish People the Holy Land and the State of Israel: A Catholic View. Paulist Press, 2010.

“The Two State Solution: Pope Benedict XVI and Israel/ Palestine,” The Catholic World, July/Aug. , 2009.

“The Land of Israel (Eretz Yisra’el) in Jewish and Christian Understanding,” Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations, 2008.

“Catholic Spirituality and the Jewish People in the State of Israel, ” Institute of Judeo-Christian Studies,
June 1, 1999, Conference.

“What is the Christian Relation to the Holy Land,” Digest of Middle East Studies, Spring 1998.



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