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Commission on the Church and the Jewish People for the Finnish Lutheran Church
On April 14th, 2016, Dr. Pekka Lindqvist, Chairman of the Commission on the Church and the Jewish People of the Lutheran Church of Finland brought a delegation of Commission members to Tantur Ecumenical Institute to meet with Fr. Russ McDougall C.S.C. for a discussion on the role of Tantur Ecumenical Institute with Christian-Jewish relations, theological research and peace-building. The meeting was preceded by a tour of the village of Artas in Bethlehem district, known for being the place of research of Dr. Hilma Granqvist, noted Swedish-speaking Finnish cultural anthropologist of the early 20th century.