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Sources Presents: Talkback with Christine Hayes

Christine Hayes and Benjamin Balint discuss her Sources essay, Shaming, Disagreement & Purposeful Difference
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Dr. Christine Hayes is a Senior Fellow of the Kogod Research Center at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America. She is the Sterling Professor of Religious Studies at Yale University, specializing in talmudic-midrashic studies. She received a BA in the Study of Religion, summa cum laude, from Harvard University and both an MA and PhD from the University of California Berkeley, Department of Near Eastern Studies. Her most recent book, What’s Divine about Divine

Benjamin Balint

As our civil discourse frays, is it possible to elevate ideas while honoring the individual and the community? Christine Hayes and Sources editor Benjamin Balint engaged in a thoughtful discussion of Talmudic disputes that model civil, respectful debate based on her Fall 2021 Sources essay, Shaming, Disagreement, and Purposeful Difference.

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