Steven Kepnes

Steven Kepnes

Steven Kepnes is Professor of World Religions and Jewish Studies, and is Director of Chapel House at Colgate University Hamilton, NY. He is also chair of the Religion department at Colgate. Kepnes is a founding member of the Society of Scriptural Reasoning which focuses on Jewish, Christian, and Muslim dialogue based on group readings of scripture. He has taught at the Rabbinic School of the Jewish Theological Seminary in Jerusalem, the Religious Studies program at the University of Virginia and the Gregorian Pontifical University in Rome.

He is the author of seven books including The Future of Jewish Theology (Wiley Blackwell 2013), Jewish Liturgical Reasoning (Oxford, 2007) and, with Basit Koshul,  ScriptureReason and the Contemporary IslamWest Encounter. (Palgrave, 2007).

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      Call for Abstracts: The APJ plans to sponsor a session on the theme “Emotions and Jewish Philosophy” at the APA Central Division in Denver, CO, February 22-25, 2023. We invite abstracts of 750-1,000 words on any topic related to emotions and Jewish...
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      The APJ is delighted to announce that our annual group session will be held at the Central Division of the American Philosophical Association on Wednesday, February 23th, 2022 at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel in Chicago, IL. This year’s session...
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