In progress/forthcoming/recently published


In production: Jerusalem. A brief history (Oxford: Blackwell Publ.)

Jüdische Religionsphilosophie als Apologie des Mosaismus (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2016)

Reviewed by Thomas Meyer in

and Michael Morgenstern in Theologische Rundschau (ThR) 82/1 (2017), 1-36.

The Value of the Particular: Lessons from Judaism and the Modern Jewish Experience, Festschrift for Steven T. Katz on the Occasion of his Seventieth Birthday, edited by Michael Zank and Ingrid Anderson, with the editorial assistance of Sarah Leventer and an introduction by Michael Zank [Series: Journal for Jewish Thought and Philosophy Supplementa, ed. Elliot Wolfson et al.], Boston: Brill, 2015.

Reviewed by David Ellenson in Review of Rabbinic Judaism, Volume 20, Issue 2, pages 287 – 289 

Take A Teacher, Make A Friend. Students Write for Elie Wiesel, edited by Michael Zank and Leanne Hoppe, with an introduction by Michael Zank (Boston: Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies, 2014).

Chapters in edited volumes

“Torah v. Jewish Law. A Genre-Critical Approach to the Political Theology of Reappropriation” in Allen Speight and Michael Zank (eds.), Politics, Religion and Political Theology [Boston Series in Philosophy and Religion, ed. Allen Speight and Michael Zank], Springer Verlag (2017).

“Gott und Welt, Gott und Mensch: Ein Versuch zum jüdischen Monotheismus” in Bernhard Nitsche, Klaus von Stosch, Muna Tatari (edd.), Gott – Jenseits von Monismus und Theismus?. Beiträge zur komparativen Theologie. Hrg. v. Klaus von Stosch, Bd. 23. Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh, 2017, 227-245.

Peer reviewed articles

“The Jerusalem Basic Law (1980/2000) and the Jerusalem Embassy Act (1990/95): A comparative investigation of Israeli and US legislation on the status of Jerusalem,” in: Israel Studies 21.3 (2016), 20-35.

“The Grinch Who Stole the Bible: Teaching Scripture Through Distance, Proximity, and Engagement” in Emily Ransom and Peter Hawkins (edd.), Forum: “Rethinking the Bible as Literature” in Religion and Literature vol. 46.1 (Spring 2016), 175-182.

Encyclopedia articles

“Zion” in Enzyklopädie jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur ed. Dan Diner, vol. 6. (Stuttgart: J.B. Metzler Verlag, 2015), 564-567.

“Martin Buber,” main author of 2004 entry (revised 2007); lead author of major revision (with Zachary Braiterman, co-author) 2014 in The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Winter 2014 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL