Franz Rosenzweig: Herald of a Jewish Renaissance
December 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmSuggested Donation: $18
From the midst of assimilation and even thoughts of converting to Christianity, Franz Rosenzweig (1886-1929) affirmed Jewish religious practice and Torah-study as addressing an individual’s most urgent existential questions
ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Paul Mendes-Flohr is Professor Emeritus of Modern Jewish Thought at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is currently the Dorothy Grant Mclear Professor of Jewish Intellectual History at the Divinity School of the University of Chicago. His most recent book is Martin Buber. A Life of Dissent and Dialogue, soon to be published by Yale University Press.