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Marc H. Ellis

Marc H. Ellis is retired University Professor of Jewish Studies and Director of the Center for Jewish Studies at Baylor University. Among his publications are Encountering the Jewish Future (2012), Reading the Torah Out Loud (2007), Practicing Exile (2001), Oh, Jerusalem! (1999), and Unholy Alliance (1997), all from Fortress Press. He is also a regular contributor on Mondoweiss:The War of Ideas in the Middle East with a series called Exile and the Prophetic.

Book List

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May 1, 2014
The new situation of contemporary prophetic challenges the fixed religious landscape of Judaism by reversing traditional boundaries, eschewing power and privilege, and brokering peace through solidarity and common struggle in ecumenical and interfaith contexts.
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July 1, 2011
Marc Ellis maintains that the most vital questions about Judaism are prefigured in the work of Elie Wiesel, Martin Buber, Abraham Joshua Heschel, Hannah Arendt,...
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November 12, 2001
Faith and struggle, pain and promise As a post-Holocaust Jewish thinker, Marc Ellis inhabits the land between homes that we call exile. In this...
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May 24, 1999
This century has bequeathed to the Jewish people a series of events "with horrific and startling consequences," including the Holocaust, the birth of the...
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February 21, 1997
Tragically, religion has often been associated with violence, repression, war, and vengeance. In this searing work Marc Ellis asks, is there God beyond...