Norman Solomon (rabbi)
|Born||May 31, 1933|
Cardiff, South Wales
|Alma mater||University of Manchester|
|Institutions||University of Oxford, Graduate Theological Foundation|
Norman Solomon was born in Cardiff, South Wales in 1933 and attended Cardiff High School and St. John’s College, Cambridge. He attained rabbinic ordination at Jews' College (London School of Jewish Studies) in London, England and a Ph.D. at the University of Manchester. He served Orthodox congregations in Manchester, Liverpool, London and Birmingham, England. He was later director of the Centre for the Study of Judaism and Jewish-Christian Relations at the Selly Oak Colleges, Birmingham and a Fellow in Modern Jewish Thought at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies. He was also lecturer in Theology at the University of Oxford. He currently holds the position of Professor of Judaica at the Graduate Theological Foundation. A former Vice President of the World Congress of Faiths, a Patron of the International Interfaith Centre and an Adviser to the International Council of Christians and Jews, he has been actively involved in interfaith dialogue with Christians and Muslims. He has written five books and over seventy articles on a wide range of issues in the fields of Jewish studies and Jewish-Christian relations. He has also edited a number of volumes in these fields. His major works include his books Judaism and World Religion, The Analytic Movement: Hayyim Soloveitchik and His School, The Talmud: A Selection and Torah from Heaven.
- Judaism and World Religion (1991)
- (1991), ‘The Soloveitchik Line (On Interfaith Dialogue),’ Dan Cohn-Sherbok (ed.), Problems in Contemporary Jewish Theology, pp. 225–240
- The Analytic Movement: Hayyim Soloveitchik and His School (1993)
- A Very Short Introduction to Judaism (1996)
- Judaism: A Brief Insight (1996)
- Historical Dictionary of Judaism (1998)
- The Talmud: A Selection (2009)
- Torah from Heaven (2012)
- Norman Solomon, Richard Harries, Timothy Winter (eds): Abraham's Children: Jews, Christians and Muslims in Conversation, pp 9–17, London and New York: T & T Clark (2005). ISBN 0567 08171-0 (hardback); ISBN 0567 08161-3 (paperback)
- "Solomon, Rabbi Dr Norman, (born 31 May 1933), Fellow, Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, 1995–2000; Lecturer, Faculty of Theology, University of Oxford, 1995–2001". WHO'S WHO & WHO WAS WHO. 2007. doi:10.1093/ww/9780199540884.013.u35616. Retrieved 2021-05-17.
- Rosen, Jeremy (25 September 2013). "Torah & Norman Solomon". Algemeiner Journal. Retrieved 19 May 2021.