Dr. Samuel Brody, Assistant Professor in the Department of Religious Studies, has been awarded a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania for the 2016-2017 academic year. The Katz Center's research theme for the year is Political Ramifications: Expanding Jewish Political Thought. In relation to this theme, Dr. Brody will work on a specific project during his fellowship: Jewish Thought and Political Economy.
Dr. Brody recently signed a book contract with Indiana Press for his forthcoming book, This Pathless Hour. He will be presenting the lecture, Anarchy, Legitimacy, Charisma: How Martin Buber used the Bible against Weimar Political Theology, at Harvard University on April 11th and the University of Indiana April 13th.