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Beth Benedix



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101 E. Seminary St.
Greencastle, IN, 46135-0037

Religious Studies and Jewish Studies

Professor of World Literature, Religious Studies and Community Engagement


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


Beth Benedix is a Professor of World Literature, Religious Studies, and Community Engagement at DePauw University. She is the author of Ghost Writer (A Story About Telling a Holocaust Story) (Spuyten Duyvil, 2018), Reluctant Theologians: Franz Kafka, Paul Celan, Edmond Jabès (Fordham University Press, 2003), editor of and contributor to Subverting Scriptures: Critical Reflections on the Use of the Bible (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009), and a contributor of chapters, articles, introductions and reviews to a variety of collections and journals. She is Founder and Director of The Castle (www.castlearts.org), a non-profit organization that provides integrated-arts and project-based workshops in Putnam County, Indiana, public schools.