Dr. Kessler Presents a Paper in Heidelberg

Posted on January 31st, 2020 by

This past June, Dr. Samuel J Kessler presented a paper at a conference in Heidelberg, Germany. The gathering, “Grey Areas: Two Centuries of Wissenschaft des Judentums,” celebrated the bicentennial of the academic study of Judaism, and featured a keynote address by the Mr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, President of the Federal Republic of Germany.

 

Dr. Kessler presented a paper on the theological writings of Kaufmann Kohler, a German-American rabbi and scholar and central figure in the American Reform movement. His paper will be published later this year in the conference’s collected Proceedings.

 

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