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Thu September 26, 2013

Author Leora Batnitzky On The Origins Of Judaism

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From her first book about the Jewish philosopher Franz Rosenzweig, Leora Batnitzky has been heralded as a rising star in contemporary Jewish thought and the philosophy of religion.

Batnitzky, a professor of Jewish studies and chair of the Department of Religion at Princeton University,  joins host Jonathan Judaken to discuss the social construction of religion, the origins of Judaism, and her latest book, How Judaism Became a Religion.

She will be giving a free public lecture on Monday, September 30th, 2013 at 6pm in Blount Auditorium at Rhodes College. For information, visit the Facebook page of Communities in Conversations at Rhodes