2012, Fall: David Ruderman — Behind a Best Seller

Project Description

Professor David Ruderman of University of Pennsylvania discusses the writer and readers of a best selling modern Jewish book in this 2012 lecture series, “Behind a Best Seller: Kabbalah, Science, and Loving One’s Neighbor in Pinhas Hurwitz’s Sefer ha-Brit”

Lecture 1: A Remarkable Modern Jewish Book and its Entrepreneurial Author

Lecture 2: Who Were the Readers of Sefer ha-Brit and Why Did They Read it?