About Shaul Magid
Shaul Magid is the Jay and Jeannie Schottenstein Professor of Jewish Studies and Professor of Religious Studies at Indiana University in Bloomington. He is the author of Hasidism on the Margin (University of Wisconsin Press, 2004) and editor of God’s Voice from the Void: Old and New Studies in Bratslav Hasidism (Suny Press, 2003). His most recent book From Metaphysics to Midrash: Myth, History, and the Interpretation of Scripture in Lurianic Kabbala will appear in June 2008 with Indiana University Press. He is presently working on a book entitled Becoming an American Religion: Judaism on the Cusp of Post-Ethnic America with Indiana University Press. He contributes regularly to Zeek Magazine.
Throughout the second half of the twentieth century, American Jewry has been privy to many (perhaps too many) sociological surveys taking its collective pulse. Surveys have covered everything from attitudes toward intermarriage, Jewish education, politics, literacy, beliefs, and practice. Recently … Read More