Emerging Principles of a Theology of Shalom

To mark the fiftieth anniversary of the Second Vatican Council declaration, Nostra Aetate, Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia commissioned sculptor Joshua Koffman to create an original artwork called “Synagoga and Ecclesia in Our Time” for the plaza outside the campus chapel.…


Wissen und Lomdus: Idealism, Modernity, and History in some Nineteenth-Century Rabbinic and Philosophical responses to the Wissenschaft des Judentums

This article examines the parallel strategies taken by Hermann Cohen (1842–1918) and contemporaries in the Eastern European Lithuanian Talmudic academies to develop modernizing interpretations of Jewish text, tradition, and law.…


Global Animal Law – an introduction to the symposium

In this post, Anne Peters gives us an overview of the Symposium on Global Animal Law: Animals Matter in International Law and International Law Matters for Animals that is now published open access by AJIL Unbound.…


Inside the APA: An Update on the Journal of the APA

Inside the APA: An Update on the Journal of the APAs by Amy Ferrer, John Heil, and Sally Hoffmann Most learned societies in the US have had journals for decades, but not the APA!…


Journal of the APA receives PROSE Award

The American Philosophical Association and Cambridge University Press are pleased to announce that the Journal of the American Philosophical Association has been selected as the winner of the 2017 PROSE Award for the Best New Journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences.…