Jewish Thought

A noted philosopher’s critique of one of liberalism’s most treasured theories clears room for a conception of politics informed by Judaism.

Feb. 8 2018 12:01AM

An 18th-century rabbi and theologian from a forgotten Jewish sect.

Daniel Lasker
March 27 2017 12:01AM

“We look forward to hearing your paper on why the gods must be fed the blood of sacrificial victims.”

Peter Berger
Jan. 24 2017 12:01AM

Why didn’t Moses receive the Torah at the bottom of the mountain?

Nov. 21 2016 12:01AM

Divine because of Who gave it, or divine because of what it is?

Christine Hayes
Oct. 20 2016 12:01AM

With a fresh take on Moses Mendelssohn.

Sept. 29 2016 12:01AM

From Hermann Cohen to Joseph B. Soloveitchik.

Robert Erlewine
Aug. 29 2016 12:01AM

Joseph B. Soloveitchik’s answer.

Lawrence Kaplan
May 13 2016 12:01AM

A participatory theory of revelation.

Benjamin Sommer
March 31 2016 12:01AM

For this 14th-century rabbi, the Torah’s laws were only quasi-divine.

David Frankel
March 11 2016 12:01AM

A number of modern Jewish thinkers, beginning with Martin Buber, have tried to create a theology based on the belief that Judaism’s core truths lie. . .

Samuel Fleischacker
Nov. 3 2014 12:01AM

A term invoked to describe just about any action that seems to help society lends a stamp of Jewish approval to policies that in fact. . .

Levi Cooper
Feb. 25 2014 12:01AM