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Beth Benedix

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.