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"Private Faith, Public Religion: Tensions in Modern Jewish Thought"
Leora Batnitzky received her PhD from the Princeton Dept. of Religion in 1996. She began teaching there the following year and is currently Chair of the Department as well as Director of Princeton’s Tikvah Project in Jewish Thought. She is the author of Idolatry and Representation: The Philosophy of Franz Rosenzweig Reconsidered (Princeton, 2000), Leo Strauss and Emmanuel Levinas: Philosophy and the Politics of Revelation (Cambridge, 2006), and most recently, How Judaism Became a Religion: An Introduction to Modern Jewish Thought (Princeton, 2011). Her current research focuses on the conceptual and historical relations between modern religious thought and legal theory.
"Divine Irony: Pascal on Faith and Reason"
Thomas Hibbs, who received his PhD from the University of Notre Dame, is Distinguished Professor of Ethics & Culture and Dean of the Honors College at Baylor University. He oversees several interdisciplinary programs and has taught courses in medieval philosophy and contemporary virtue ethics as well as philosophy and popular culture. In addition to his scholarly work, he reviews films and writes on contemporary cultural issues. Prof. Hibbs’ books include Virtue’s Splendor: Wisdom, Prudence, and the Human Good (2001), Aquinas, Ethics, and Philosophy of Religion (2007), Arts of Darkness: American Noir and the Lost Code of Redemption (2008), and Shows about Nothing: Nihilism in Popular Culture (2012).
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