Benedict Spinoza

If it happened, it was over money, not theology.

Steven Nadler
Jan. 8 2019 12:01AM

A philosopher’s approach.

Kenneth Seeskin
Oct. 13 2016 12:01AM

Subsuming Judaism to liberalism.

May 23 2016 12:01AM

And his ode to freedom of inquiry.

Steven Nadler
May 5 2016 12:01AM

A tale of three former yeshiva students.

Jan. 11 2016 12:01AM

Amsterdam’s Portuguese Jewish community has declined—rightly—to rescind its notorious 1656 ban of excommunication against the renegade philosopher. 

Steven Nadler
May 27 2014 12:01AM

The incompatibility of reason and revelation may be a modern fetish; to the ancients, the medievals, and even the early moderns, there was such. . .

Peter E. Gordon
Nov. 18 2013 12:00AM

The history of Europe since the 18th century has been the story of successive attempts to find alternatives to God. The costs are mounting up.

Jonathan Sacks
June 14 2013 12:00AM