Spinoza and the Rabbis

Spinoza initiated the challenge of modernity, and Jewish thinkers responded.
What was the aftermath?

 

Course Code: RLG342H1-F Judaism in the Early Modern Era

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Instructor: Kenneth Green

Term: Fall

Description: The development and range of modern Jewish religious thought in its early stages, with focus on Spinoza, Mendelssohn, and Krochmal. Responses to the challenges of modernity, and fundamental alternatives in modern Judaism.

Prerequisite: Completion of 4.0 credits
Exclusion: RLG342Y1
Distribution Requirement: Humanities
Breadth Requirement: Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)

 

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Image: Spinoza and the Rabbis, Samuel Hirszenberg, 1907