July 24, 2013

Hans Jonas and Jewish Mysticism - Christian Wiese

Professor Christian Wiese is the co-editor of, "The Legacy of Hans Jonas."

"Prof. Wiese was educated in Protestant theology, Religious Studies and Jewish Studies at the Universities of Tübingen, Bonn, and Heidelberg and the Hebrew University, Jerusalem; he earned his PhD in 1997 at the University of Frankfurt am Main and his “Habilitation” in Jewish Studies in 2006 at Erfurt University. Before coming to Sussex, he held positions as an assistant professor in Jewish History at the Salomon Ludwig Steinheim-Institute for German-Jewish History (University of Duisburg) and as an associate professor in Modern Jewish History and Thought at the University of Erfurt." (Source: European Association for Jewish Studies).

Video Title: Hans Jonas and the Jewish Mysticism - Christian Wiese. Source: BenGurionUniversity. Date Published: February 27, 2013. Description:
Gnosticism, Critique of Nihilism and the Reception of Jewish Mysticism in Hans Jonas's Post-Holocaust Thought and Ethics, Prof. Christian Wiese.