Professor David Novak
2009 Student Summer Seminar: Jewish Thought and Enduring Human Questions
2010 Student Summer Seminar:Jewish Thought and Enduring Human Questions
David Novak (University of Toronto) holds the J. Richard and Dorothy Shiff Chair of Jewish Studies as Professor of the Study of Religion and Professor of Philosophy at the University of Toronto since 1997. He is a member of University College, the Centre for Ethics, of the Joint Centre for Bioethics there. He is also Co-Founder and Vice-President of the Union for Traditional Judaism and the author of sixteen books, the last two being Tradition in the Public Square: A David Novak Reader, ed. Randi Rashkover and Martin Kavka (Eerdmans 2008), and In Defense of Religious Liberty (ISI Books, 2009). His book, Covenantal Rights: A Study in Jewish Political Theory (Princeton University Press, 2000) won the award of the American Academy of Religion for best book in constructive religious thought in 2000. He has edited four books and is the author of over 200 articles in scholarly and intellectual journals.