Accepting Applications for Summer Workshop in Bible and Philosophy

The Jewish Philosophical Theology project at the Herzl Institute invites applications from graduate students and recent PhDs for a Bible and Philosophy Workshop in Jerusalem on June 12-22, 2017. Workshop directors Yoram Hazony and Joshua Weinstein, together with other Institute scholars and invited speakers, will lead a study of such questions as:

  • The Bible as Philosophy?
  • The Metaphysics of Hebrew Scripture
  • Is the Biblical God Perfect Being?
  • What Does it Mean for God to Speak?
  • Bible as a Tradition of Inquiry
  • Approaching God Through Metaphor
  • God’s Plans, Failures and Alliances
  • Should God Be Our King?
  • Discovering a Name of God
  • Who Makes Things Happen in the Bible?

Participants will also take part in the sixth international conference in the “Philosophical Investigation of the Hebrew Scriptures, Talmud and Midrash.” The conference topic for this year is “The Revelation at Sinai: What Does ‘Torah from Heaven’ Mean?” Click here for more information about the Conference.

Workshop dates: June 12-22, 2017.
Click here for more information about the Workshop.