Alan Mittleman’s new study of Jewish philosophy ‘boils Bible stories and brain science into the message that there’s something holy in everything and everyone’—but can reason and faith coexist?
The Jewish philosopher ‘looked at the world with irony but without a trace of rancor’
Overseas, I sought out ways to connect to the community, but when I came home, my old sense of alienation would quickly return
Liel Leibovitz’s weekly literary series
A new book on ‘antiphilosophy’ revives interest in Lev Shestov, a seminal but largely forgotten thinker
Werner Herzog and Moses agree: Truth reveals itself in mysterious ways, hidden from the cold and critical eye and available only to those prepared to indulge in fantasies