James Winchell, adjunct assistant professor of foreign languages, recently published a new article in Tablet Magazine, titled: "A Great Thinker Rediscovers His Judaism on the Day of Atonement." Jewish philosopher Franz Rosenzweig, author of the magisterial opus “Star of Redemption,” was set to convert to Christianity one century ago in 1913. Yom Kippur services changed his mind. The article explores the paradoxes and dilemmas underlying Rosenzweig's decision. See the article here.
September 16, 2013