Arnold M. Eisen lecture: “Toward a Jewish Theology of Religious Pluralism”
From Charles Cohen 9 Months ago
Chancellor Arnold Eisen was the third annual Thering Fellow, and presented a lecture titled “Toward a Jewish Theology of Religious Pluralism” on Tuesday, October 12, 2010.
Arnold M. Eisen, one of the world’s foremost experts on American Judaism, is the seventh chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary. Prior to his work with the seminary, Eisen was the Koshland Professor of Jewish Culture and Religion at Stanford University. He also served as senior lecturer in the Department of Jewish Philosophy at Tel Aviv University and assistant professor in the Department of Religion at Columbia University. Eisen received a PhD in the History of Jewish Thought from Hebrew University; a BPhil in the Sociology of Religion at Oxford University; and a BA in Religious Thought from the University of Pennsylvania. — The UW–Madison Lubar Institute for the Study of the Abrahamic Religions [lubar.wisc.edu].