Scholarly Articles

Selected Scholarly Articles & Book Chapters

There is some crossover between this web page, for Scholarly Articles & Book Chapters, and the web page for Monographs. The links are to PDFs of the full text for each piece. This page is in the process of being populated; if a link is not active, please check back soon.


“What Would Roy and Alice Do? A Reflection on How I Came to Be a Failure through Dialogue, Thank God.” The Journal of Inter-Religious Dialogue (May 19, 2012).

“Two Doors Rabbi Soloveitchik Opened but Did Not Walk Through: The Future of Modern Orthodoxy.” (This is an English typescript of an essay published in Hebrew but not in English.) Hebrew publication information: “Shtei Dlatot Patach HaRav Soloveitchik – v’lo Avar Bahem: al Atidah Shel HaOrthodoxiah Ha Modernit.” RAV BA’OLAM HACHADASH: Iyunim B’Hashpa’ato Shel HaRav Yosef Dov Soloveitchik al Tarbut, al Chinuch v’al Machshavah Yehudit. Ed. Avinoam Rosenak and Naftali Rotenberg. Jerusalem: Magnes Press, 2010. 245–277.

“Theology after the Shoah: The Transformation of the Core Paradigm.” Modern Judaism: A Journal of Jewish Ideas and Experience. 26.3 (October 2006):  213–39.

“Religion as a Force for Reconciliation and Peace: A Jewish Analysis. Beyond Violence: Religious Sources of Social Transformation in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Ed. James L. Heft, S.M. New York: Fordham University Press, 2004. 88–112.

“Grounding Democracy in Reverence for Life: A View from Judaism.” Religions in Dialogue: From Theocracy to Democracy. Ed. Alan Race and Ingrid Shafer. Hants, England: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2002. 29–35.

“Judaism & Christianity: Covenants of Redemption.” Christianity in Jewish Terms. Ed. Tikva Frymer-Kensky, David Novak, Peter Ochs, David Fox Sandmel, Micahel A. Digner. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 2000. 141–58.

“Pluralism and Partnership.” Unity Without Uniformity: the Challenge of Pluralism. International Council of Christians and Jews (ICCJ) Martin Buber House Publication 26 (Spring 1999): 68–81.

“Seeking the Religious Roots of Pluralism.” Journal of Ecumenical Studies. 343, no. 3 (Summer 1997): 385–94.

“Covenantal Pluralism.” Journal of Ecumenical Studies 34, no. 3 (summer 1997): 425–436.

“The Dialectics of Power: Reflections in the Light of the Holocaust.” Confronting Omnicide: Jewish Reflections of Weapons of Mass Destruction, A Simon Wiesenthal Center Project. Ed. Daniel Landes. New Jersey: Jason Aronson, Inc., 1991. 12–35.

With Blu Greenberg, “Land, People, and Faith: A Dialectical Theology.” The Life of Covenant: The Challenge of Contemporary Judaism, Essays in Honor of Herman E. Schaalman. Ed. Joseph A. Edelheit. Chicago: Spertus College of Judaica Press, 1986. 60–76.

“Toward a Covenantal Ethic of Medicine.” Jewish Values in Bio-Ethics. Ed. Levi Meier. New York: Human Sciences Press, 1986). 124–49.

“Will There Be One Jewish People By the Year 2000?” Perspectives. New York: National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (CLAL), June 1985.
Includes “Will There be One Jewish People by the Year 2000?” by Irving Greenberg; “Judaism, Pluralism and Denominationalism,” by Reuven Kimelman; “Towards a Principled Pluralism,” by Irving Greenberg; and “Source Book – The Four Denominations,” edited by David M. Elcott.

“New Revelations and New Patterns in the Relationship of Judaism and Christianity.” Journal of Ecumenical Studies 16, no. 2 (Spring 1979): 249–267.

“Judaism and History: Historical Events and Religious Change” Ancient Roots and Modern Meaning: A Contemporary Reader in Jewish Identity. Ed. Jerry V. Diller. New York: Bloch Publishing, 1978. 139–62.

“Crossroads at Vienna: Olim and Noshrim.” Response: A Contemporary Jewish Review 32 (Winter 1976–77): 11–23.

“The End of Emancipation.” Conservative Judaism 30, no. 4 (Summer 1976): 47–63.

“The Interaction of Israel and American Jewry—After the Holocaust.” Paper Prepared for Continuing Seminar on World Jewry and the State of Israel. Convened by President of the State of Israel. July 2–5, 1975.

“Scholarship and Continuity: Dilemma and Dialectic,” The Teaching of Judaica in American Universities. Ed. Leon Jick. New York: Ktav, 1970. 115–129.

“Jewish Values and the Changing American Ethic.” Tradition: A Journal of Orthodox Jewish Thought 10, no. 1 (Summer 1968): 42–74.

“Cloud of Smoke, Pillar of Fire: Judaism, Christianity and Modernity After the Holocaust.” Auschwitz: Beginning of a New Era? Reflections on the Holocaust. Ed. Eva Fleischner. New York: Ktav, 1977. 7–55; 441–46.

“Jewish Survival and the College Campus.” Judaism. 17, no. 3 (Summer 1968): 42–74.

“The Cultural Revolution and Religious Unity.” Religious Education. 62, no. 2. (March 1967): 98–104.

“Towards Jewish Religious Unity: A Symposium” Judaism. 15, no. 2 (Spring 1966): 131–39; 150–63.

“Adventure in Freedom – Or Escape from Freedom? Jewish Identity in America.” American Jewish Historical Quarterly. 55.1 (September 1965): 5–22.