Jon D. Levenson

 
About the author

Jon D. Levenson is the List Professor of Jewish Studies at Harvard and the author, most recently, of The Love of God: Divine Gift, Human Gratitude, and Mutual Faithfulness in Judaism (Princeton University Press).

As the latest attempt to draw universal ethical principles from the Bible shows, philosophical investigation of its text offers the prospect of great rewards—and grave dangers.

Jan. 3 2017 12:01AM