In this tribute to Steven T. Katz on the occasion of his seventieth birthday, Michael Zank and Ingrid Anderson present sixteen original essays written by senior and junior scholars in comparative religion, philosophy of religion, modern Judaism, and theology after the Holocaust, fields of inquiry where Steven Katz made major contributions over the course of his distinguished scholarly career. The authors of this volume, specialists in Jewish history, especially the modern experience, and Jewish thought from the Bible to Buber, offer theoretical and practical observations on the value of the particular. Contributions range from Tim Knepper's reevaluation of the ineffability discourse to the particulars of the Settlement Cookbook, examined by Nora Rubel as an American classic.
Michael Zank, Ph.D. (1994), Brandeis University, is Professor of Religion at Boston University where he also serves as the director of the Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies. Ingrid Anderson, Ph.D. (2014), Boston University, is a Lecturer in the College of Arts and Sciences and an affiliate of the Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies at that University.
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Supplements to the Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy