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David Blumenthal

Jay and Leslie Cohen Professor of Judaic Studies

204B Candler Library
Emory University
Atlanta, GA 30322

Phone: 404.727.7545

Fax: 404.727.3297

Email: reldrb@emory.edu

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Professor Blumenthal took his B.A. at the University of Pennsylvania and his Ph.D. at Columbia University. He teaches and writes on constructive Jewish theology, medieval Judaism, Jewish mysticism, and holocaust studies. His previous published works include numerous scholarly articles, reviews, and eleven books including the two volume Understanding Jewish Mysticism (1978, 1982), God at the Center (Harper and Row, 1988; reprinted Jason Aronson, 1994, translated as Dieu au coeur, 2002), Facing the Abusing God: A Theology of Protest (Westminster / John Knox, 1993), and The Banality of Good and Evil: Moral Lessons from the Shoah and Jewish Tradition (Georgetown University Press: 1999). His most recent book is Philosophical Mysticism: Essays in Rational Religion (2007). Professor Blumenthal is a member of the European Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Religion. He is also the winner of the Emory Williams Award for Distinguished Teaching.

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