Prophecy and Prediction: Biblical and Scientific Perspectives
Panelists: Gideon Rosen and Rabbi David Wolf Silverman
The third in a series of panel discussions between local clergy and noted scientists in the community about topics of contemporary importance. This panel will discuss how prophecy is used for prediction in the bible and in the contrast to the role of prediction in modern science.
Professor Gideon Rosen (BA Columbia, 1984; PhD Princeton, 1992) is Stuart Professor of Philosophy at Princeton University. He specializes in metaphysics, the philosophy of mathematics and moral philosophy and has served as Chair of Princeton’s Council of the Humanities and director of the Program in Linguistics.
Rabbi David Wolf Silverman, University of Chicago, MA, Columbia Univ., M. Phil., Ph.D, Jewish Theological Seminary of America, D.D. During Rabbi Silverman’s tenure he served congregations in New York and Philadelphia and was chaplain at Princeton Medical Center. He has also held numerous academic positions including Professor and Chair, Department of Jewish Philosophy at JTS as well as adjunct professor at many others including NYU, Swarthmore and Hebrew Union College. In addition, he has published numerous articles and reviews and held several editorial positions on noted Jewish publications.
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