Accepting Paper Proposals for a Conference on the topic “The Revelation at Sinai: What Does ‘Torah from Heaven’ Mean?”

The Jewish Philosophical Theology Project at the Herzl Institute, with the support of the John Templeton Foundation, will hold its sixth annual conference in Philosophy of the Bible, Talmud and Midrash in Jerusalem on June 18-22, 2017. The conference will address the topic The Revelation at Sinai: What Does ‘Torah from Heaven’ Mean?

Conference Directors:

Yoram Hazony (The Herzl Institute)
Dru Johnson (The King’s College)
Joshua Weinstein (The Herzl Institute)

Invited speakers include:

William J. Abraham (Southern Methodist University)
R. Joshua Amaru (Yeshivat Eretz Hazvi)
Shawn Zelig Aster (Bar-Ilan University)
Jonathan Burnside (University of Bristol)
R. Shalom Carmy (Yeshiva University)
James Diamond (University of Waterloo)
Lenn E. Goodman (Vanderbilt University)
Steven Kepnes (Colgate University)
R. Gil Student (Independent Scholar)

The conference invites papers and active participation by Jews, Christians, and individuals of other backgrounds.

For more information, see the conference announcement.