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"Is the Torah a Work of Philosophy?" An Exchange

Kenneth R. Seeskin and Jon D. Levenson debate the power and the limits of philosophical reflection on the Hebrew Bible.

Pages in a 14th-century Hebrew Bible from Catalonia, Spain. Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Pages in a 14th-century Hebrew Bible from Catalonia, Spain. Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Response
Feb. 16 2017
About the authors

Kenneth Seeskin is Philip M. and Ethel Klutznick Professor of Jewish Civilization at Northwestern University and the author, most recently, of Thinking about the Torah.

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


Kenneth R. Seeskin:

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