Dorothy Grant Maclear Professor of Modern Jewish History and Thought in the Divinity School; Associate Faculty in the Department of History
Ph.D. (Brandeis University)
Paul Mendes-Flohr's major research interests include modern Jewish intellectual history, modern Jewish philosophy and religious thought, philosophy of religion, German intellectual history, and the history and sociology of intellectuals. Together with Berd Witte, he serves as editor-in-chief of the twenty-two volume German edition of the collected works of Martin Buber, sponsored by the Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, and the Heinrich Heine Universitat, Dusseldorf. He has recently published, in Hebrew, Progress and its Discontents and (with Jehuda Reinharz) The Jew in the Modern World: A Documentary History. He is the editor of a series on German-Jewish literature and Cultural History for the University of Chicago Press. He is currently completing a biography of Martin Buber to be published by Yale.
"The Desert Within and Social Renewal: Martin Buber's Vision of Utopia," Religion and Culture Web Forum, February 2003.