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Sunday, February 17 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
What is the Creator God in an Era of Human Innovation?

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In Judaism, God's identity as a creator is captured in the very first verse of the Torah; it is one of the most fundamental and least controversial Jewish theological claims. At many times in Jewish history, however, creativity has been viewed as a zero-sum game: human creativity must diminish divine creativity, and vice versa. Today, when it is common to view humanity's creative ability as essentially limitless, is a Creator God still possible? This class will attempt to answer this question.

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David Zvi Kalman

David Zvi Kalman is a Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America. He is a doctoral student at the University of Pennsylvania, where he writes on Jewish law, the history of technology, and Islamic jurisprudence. He is the owner of Print-O-Craft Press and executive director... Read More →

Sunday February 17, 2019 3:30pm - 4:30pm EST
Room 6 (5th Floor)