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Kenneth Koltun-Fromm

Kenneth Koltun-Fromm

Religious Studies

Kenneth Koltun-Fromm is a member of the Religion department at Haverford College. He teaches a wide range of courses in modern Jewish thought and culture, together with material studies in religion. His research focuses on Jewish conceptions of identity, authority, authenticity, and materiality. Kenneth has published four books–Moses Hess and Modern Jewish Identity (2001),  Abraham Geiger’s Liberal Judaism: Personal Meaning and Religious Authority (2006), Material Culture and Jewish Thought in America (2010), and Imagining Jewish Authenticity: Vision and Text in American Jewish Thought (2015)–and one edited volume, Thinking Jewish Culture in America (2014). He is currently co-editing two projects–one on conceptions of the Jewish God and the other on Sacred Texts and Graphic Novels.