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Alan Mittleman: Philosophy and Theology or Philosophy vs. Theology

Lessons from Jewish Thought

Date of Lecture: April 11, 2016

Alan MittlemanAbout the Speaker: Alan Mittleman is the Aaron Rabinowitz and Simon H. Rifkind Professor of Jewish Philosophy at The Jewish Theological Seminary in New York.He is author or editor of 10 books, most recently "Human Nature & Jewish Thought: Judaism's Case for Why Persons Matter" and he served as director of the major research project “Jews and the American Public Square,” initiated by the Pew Charitable Trusts.

About the Talk: Mittleman argues for an affirmation of a philosophically articulated Judaism, which nevertheless respects the particularity and thickness of Jewish tradition.

His talk was supported by the Kraft-Hiatt Fund for Jewish-Christian Understanding.

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