Published: Jan. 17, 2017

Assistant Professor Elias SacksElias Sacks, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Director of Graduate Studies for the Program in Jewish Studies, recently published his first book, Moses Mendelssohn's Living Script: Philosophy, Practice, History, Judaism (Indiana University Press, 2017).  Sacks also published an article on Moses Mendelssohn, Franz Rosenzweig, and contemporary religious thought: “Is God Eternal? Revisiting Mendelssohn and Rosenzweig on Reason, Revelation, and the Name of God,” Modern Theology 33.1 (2017; special issue on “The Reasons of Revelation: Theological Knowledge After Modernity”): 69-91. Additionally, Sacks spoke at the annual meetings of the American Academy of Religion and Association for Jewish Studies, and served as the Program Co-Chair for the annual meeting of the Society of Jewish Ethics.