Prof. Michael BergerAssociate Professor of Religion (Emory University)

    Research Profile

    Prof. Berger is the author of Rabbinic Authority and edited The Emergence of Ethical Man based on the writings of the late Joseph B. Soloveitchik. Berger’s scholarship and research focus on issues of religious authority and ethics in Judaism, as well as the social and historical context for legal thinking. He received a Lady Davis Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the Hebrew University, Israel, and was granted ordination by Yeshivat Har Etzion.

    Teaching Profile

    Classic Religious Texts: Talmud; Introduction to Religions: Judaism and Hinduism; Jewish Ethics; Jews and Judaism in Modern Times
    Joint Seminar in Philosophy and Religion: Post-Holocaust Jewish Theology; Judaism

    Selected Publications

    Rabbinic Authority (Oxford, 1998)

    Editor, The Emergence of Ethical Man (2005)



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