- 2017 Application is Closed - Acton University 2017: June 20 - 23

ALUM Judaism, the State, and the Idea of Limited Government

Session 1 - Wednesday, June 21 - 9:00 AM to 10:20 AM

Introductory Course

Does the idea of limited government find its roots in the Jewish tradition? What does the Bible teach about the nature and scope of the state? What is rabbis’ attitude toward political authority? And what, if anything, do the answers mean for the modern State of Israel and for the political participation of Jews in America and other Western democracies?


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Professor of Political Science, Villanova University

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