Martin Buber’s Philosophy of Dialogue Today

Paul Medes-FlohrPaul Mendes-Flohr is one of the world’s foremost scholars of Jewish thought. The Dorothy Grant Maclear Professor of Modern Jewish History and Thought in the Divinity School at the University of Chicago, he is the author of such seminal books as From Mysticism to Dialogue: Martin Buber’s Transformation of German Social Thought (1989), Gershom Sholem: The Man and His Work (1994), German Jews: A Dual Identity (1999), and The Philosophy of Franz Rosenzweig (2002). In addition, he is the editor of countless important source collections, including the path-breaking The Jew in the Modern World (1980/2010). 

Location: Third Floor, Levis Faculty Center

Date: September 16, 2013, 8:00 pm

Video here.


2/17/2013, 4 pm

Jewish Studies Workshop - “Reflections on The Jew in the Modern World”, English Building, Room 109

2/18/2013, 8:00 p.m. 

"Rethinking Jewish Liturgical Memory"

Presented in Partnership with the Department of Religion

Music Room, Levis Faculty Center 

919 West Illinois Street, Urbana 

This lecture is made possible by the generous Krouse Family Visiting Scholars Fund in Judaism and Western Culture.