Fr. Antoine Levy, O.P.

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Fr. Antoine Levy OP is Professor at the University of Eastern Finland (School of Theology) and Director of the Helsinki Studium Catholicum. He was born in Paris in 1962. He was raised in a non-religious Zionist home. He discovered Christian faith while studying Philosophy at the Sorbonne and at the École Normale Supérieure (St. Cloud). After receiving Baptism in the Catholic Church, he entered the Dominican Order in 1990.

Fr. Antoine is the author of a monograph on St.Maximus the Confessor and St. Thomas Aquinas, and has published journal articles in French, English, and Finnish on a variety of subjects including Patristics, Medieval theology, Orthodox spirituality, Russian political philosophy, and Messianic Judaism. He is also a member of the Roman Catholic-Messianic Jewish Dialogue Group.

The following talks were given at the Helsinki Consultation on Jewish Continuity in the Body of Christ

Ami Israel as the Founding Principle of a Messianic Ecclesiology, Paris  2011

Torah is the Way, Berlin 2012

Tying and untying shoes: a Church-Jew Messianic approach to Torah fulfillment, Oslo 2013

Church Jews: Self-betrayal or Divine Vocation?, Netherlands 2014

Christophoric Flesh, Moscow 2015

Messianic Judaism – The Ecumenical Factor

  • You are my witnesses (Is. 43:10)  •  You shall be my witnesses (Acts 1:8)