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David B. Ruderman

Born: 29-May-1944
Birthplace: New York City

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Jewish Enlightenment in an English Key

    University: BA, City College of New York (1966)
    University: MA, Columbia University (1968)
    University: PhD Jewish History, Hebrew University (1975)
    Professor: Jewish Historical Studies, University of Maryland College Park (1974-83)
    Professor: Jewish History, Yale University (1983-94)
    Professor: Modern Jewish History, University of Pennsylvania (1994-)

    American Academy for Jewish Research
    Association for Jewish Studies

Author of books:
The World of a Renaissance Jew: The Life and Thought of Abraham Ben Mordecai Farissol (1981, biography)
Kabbalah, Magic, and Science: The Cultural Universe of a Sixteenth-Century Jewish Physician (1988, religion)
Jewish Thought and Scientific Discovery in Early Modern Europe (1995, religion)
Jewish Enlightenment in an English Key: Anglo-Jewry's Construction of Modern Jewish Thought (2000, religion)
Connecting the Covenants: Judaism and the Search for Christian Identity in Eighteenth-Century England (2007, religion)
Early Modern Jewry: A New Cultural History (2010, religion)
A Best-Selling Hebrew Book of the Modern Era: The Book of the Covenant of Pinhas Hurwitz and Its Remarkable Legacy (2014, religion)

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