Monthly Archives: April 2015

Fellowships in Jewish Philosophical Theology, 2015-2017






From (a pretty impressive list!): 

The Herzl Institute in Jerusalem is pleased to announce twelve fellowships in Jewish Philosophical Theology for the years 2015-2017. The fellowships are awarded with the assistance of generous grant from the John Templeton Foundation:

1. James Arcadi (University of Bristol) — “Consecration, Divine Presence, and the Metaphysics of Holiness in the Hebrew Scriptures”

2. Joshua Amaru (Bar-Ilan University) — “Halachic Virtue and Wisdom”

3. Craig Bartholomew (Redeemer University College) — “The God Who Acts in History”

4. James Diamond (University of Waterloo) — “Constructing a Jewish Philosophical Theology: A Prolegomenon”

5. Melis Erdur (Tel Aviv University) — “Torah From (But Not In) Heaven: A Philosophical Examination of the Limits of Human Contribution to Revelation”

6. Lenn Goodman (Vanderbilt University) — “The Holy One of Israel”

7. Berel Dov Lerner (Western Galilee College) — “Could Moses’ Hands Make War? Divine and Human Agency in the Hebrew Scriptures”

8. Alan Mittleman (Jewish Theological Seminary) — “The Holy and the Good: An Essay in Jewish Philosophical Theology”

9. Alex Sztuden (Independent Scholar) — “Beyond the Euthyphro Dilemma: God’s Will, Nature and the Moral Law”

10. Shmuel Trigano (University of Paris X) — “The Angel’s Ascent”

11. Shira Weiss (Yeshiva University) — “Reevaluating Theological Concepts in the Bible”

12. Jacob Wright (Emory University) — “Knowledge of God as a Central Teaching of the Hebrew Scriptures”