Marc B. Shapiro

Professor; Weinberg Chair of Judaic Studies

Professor; Weinberg Chair of Judaic Studies 

Marc B. Shapiro holds the Weinberg Chair in Judaic Studies. A graduate of Brandeis (BA) and Harvard (PhD), he is the author of numerous books, articles, and reviews. He has written Between the Yeshiva World and Modern Orthodoxy and The Limits of Orthodox Theology, both of which were National Jewish Book Award Finalists. Other books of his include Saul Lieberman and the Orthodox and Studies in Maimonides and His Interpreters. His latest book is Changing the Immutable: How Orthodox Judaism Rewrites Its History. He is currently writing a book on the thought of Rav Kook and regularly publishes scholarly articles on the Seforim Blog

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Course Taught

  • TRS 219 Religions of the World
  • TRS 217 Holocaust in Context
  • TRS 210 Jews Christians and the Bible (undergraduate and graduate levels)
  • TRS 337 Ethics: The Jewish Tradition
  • TRS 336 Jewish Way of Life
  • TRS 335 Judaism in the Time of Jesus (undergraduate and graduate levels)
  • HEBR 101-102 Biblical Hebrew
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