Join Professor of English Marti Eads and several dynamic panelists for a conversation with author and teacher Rabbi Niles Goldstein introducing his book, Eight Questions of Faith: Biblical Challenges That Guide and Ground Our Lives. Reading the book in advance is not necessary to enjoy this event!
Each panelist will read an assigned section of the book. They will tell us about the ideas and/or images in their sections that most intrigue, move, irritate, or amuse them. After each person has spoken, Rabbi Goldstein will respond. Conversation will follow, with q & a in the chat as time permits.
Our panelists are:
Yonas Ketsela, senior nursing major
Caleb Shrock Hurst, seminarian
Tim Seidel, Asst Professor of Peacebuilding and Development, and Director of the Center for Interfaith Engagement
Fatimah Subdi, sophomore psychology major
Rabbi Niles Elliot Goldstein is the spiritual leader of Congregation Beth Shalom of Napa Valley. Rabbi Goldstein, an experienced and dynamic Reform rabbi and educator, is also the award-winning author or editor of ten books, including Gonzo Judaism and God at the Edge. He was the founding rabbi of The New Shul, an innovative and independent synagogue in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village, which he served for over a decade. He is also a founder of the Napa Center for Thought & Culture. Prior to his arrival at CBS Napa, Rabbi Goldstein worked in a variety of congregational, interfaith and academic settings while based in his native Chicago.
Additional information about Niles can be found on the ACE Festival Keynote page.