Moosnick Lecture

Moosnick Lectureship in Judaic Studies Presents: Mara Benjamin

Mara H. Benjamin is Irene Kaplan Leiwant Professor and Chair of Jewish Studies at Mount Holyoke College. She holds a Ph.D. in modern Jewish thought and religious studies from Stanford University. Her 2018 book, “The Obligated Self: Maternal Subjectivity and Jewish Thought,” received the 2019 American Academy of Religion Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion, Constructive-Reflective category, and was a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award in 2018. She is also the author of “Rosenzweig’s Bible: Reinventing Scripture for Jewish Modernity.”

Wednesday, March 22, at 7 p.m.

“Stewardship and Its Discontents: Challenging Theological Paradigms in an Age of Climate Change”

Transylvania University, Strickland Auditorium

Thursday, March 23, at 7 p.m.

“Becoming Earthbound: Jewish Thought in an Age of Climate Change”

Temple Adath Israel

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