The 2014 Henry Samuel Levinson Lecture in Jewish Studies will be titled “Letting God In To The Public Sphere: On the Politics of Covenant.” Dr. Martin Kavka will speak Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at the Weatherspoon Auditorium. He is associate professor and Philip and Muriel Berman Chair of Jewish Studies at Lehigh University. This free public lecture will begin at 7:30 p.m.
The lecture is sponsored by The Department of Religious Studies (Jewish Studies Program) and UNCG’s College of Arts and Sciences.
Martin Kavka’s research interests lie primarily in philosophy of religion and modern Jewish philosophy; he has received fellowships and awards for his research and has presented it at conferences in North America, Europe and Israel. He is the author of “Jewish Messianism and the History of Philosophy” and the co-editor of four books, including “Judaism, Liberalism, and Political Theology.”