Jewish Lives: Solomon: The Lure of Wisdom (REMOTE)

Ezra Blaustein
Professor, Kent State University
Wednesdays, July 15 - 29
10 - 11:30 a.m. EST

The Jewish Lives series, published by Yale University Press, explores the stories of historical and present-day influential individuals whose Jewish experiences shaped their contributions to culture, science, and politics. Local professors lead these book discussions.

The respective book should be brought to class. Solomon: The Lure of Wisdom can be purchased here.
Visit for a 35% discount plus free shipping on the books for this series. Discount Code: CWSOLOMON

Tradition has it that King Solomon knew everything there was to know—the mysteries of nature, of love, of God himself—but what do we know of him? Join Ezra Blaustein to explore Steven Weitzman’s book which reintroduces readers to Solomon’s story and its surprising influence in shaping Western culture, and he also examines what Solomon’s life, wisdom, and writings have come to mean for Jews, Christians, and Muslims over the past 2,000 years.

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This lecture is held in collaboration with the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage

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