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Sunday, February 15 • 10:00am - 11:15am
Varieties of Modern Orthodoxy 1800-2015

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The term "Modern Orthodoxy" was first used in the 1960s to refer to a "small alienated minority" of "no more than several score intellectuals." But by the late 1970s, the term was used by a sociological group of many adherents. Explore the many separate antecedent groups who combined in the last 200 years tradition with modernity. The views of Hertz, Reines, Hertzog, Hirsch and Belkin were all generated by different questions. But more fundamentally, for us now, what is modern?


Alan Brill

Alan Brill is the Cooperman/Ross Endowed Chair for Jewish-Christian Studies at Seton Hall University. Brill’s books include Judaism and Other Religions (2010) and Judaism and World Religions (2012). Last year, he was a Fulbright Senior Scholar in Varanasi, India. He is currently... Read More →

Sunday February 15, 2015 10:00am - 11:15am EST
High Ridge

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