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Beth Benedix

Religious Studies and Jewish Studies

Associate Professor of Religious Studies


Religion, Existentialism, Kafka, Nietzsche, The Holocaust, Judaism, Jewish culture, Modern Jewish writers


Beth Benedix is the author of Relucation Theologians: Franz Kafka, Paul Celan, Edmond Jabes (Forhand University Press, 2003) and has contributed chapters to multiple collections of Jewish an Biblical literature. Her articles and reviews have appeared in journals such as Shofar, Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy, Jewish Quarterly Review, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, and Journal of the Kafka Society of America. Her most recent project is a memoir based on the true story of a Holocaust survivor.

Benedix also founded and directs The Castle (castlearts.org), a nonprofit organization that partners with local public schools to provide integrated-arts and project-based workshops during the school day.