"Revelation" in Modern Jewish Thought

Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center

Dates: Every day September 04, 2011 - September 05, 2011
Speaker: Dr. Leora Batnitzky

Leora Batnitzky is Professor and Chair in the Department of Religion at Princeton University, where she also directs Princeton’s Tikvah Project on Jewish Thought.

The Dr. Harvey H. Ammerman Memorial Study Retreat 
Labor Day Weekend 2011
Begins 11:30 am on Sunday, September 4
Ends 3:00 pm on Monday, September 5

Topics will include:

  • Revelation as Law: Baruch Spinoza, Moses Mendelssohn, and the Birth of the Jewish Religion
  • Revelation as Reason: Hermann Cohen, Joseph Soloveitchik, and Yeshayahu Leibowitz
  • Revelation as Experience: Martin Buber, Franz Rosenzweig, and Abraham Joshua Heschel
  • Revelation as Ethics: Emil Fackenheim, Emmanuel Levinas, and Post-Holocaust Jewish Thought

 Cost includes one night's lodging, four kosher meals, all gratuities, and four lectures.

Retreat will be held at:
Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center
5425 Mt. Gilead Road
Reisterstown, MD 21136
For directions, please click here.

The Foundation for Jewish Studies does not provide insurance coverage and does not assume any liability. We recommend that you secure your own travel/medical insurance for the duration of the retreat.

Online Learning for this Event

"Revelation" - Suggested Reading List
"Revelation" - Suggested Reading (Leibowitz)
"Revelation" - Suggested Reading (Altmann)
"Revelation" - Suggested Reading (Yovel)
"Revelation" - Session 1 Notes
"Revelation" - Session 2 Notes
"Revelation" - Session 3 Notes
"Revelation" - Session 4 Notes
"Revelation" - Session 3 Author Quotes
"Revelation": Part I - Audio
"Revelation": Part II - Audio


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