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Rabbi Nathan Reisner graduated from the Rabbinical School of the Jewish Theological Seminary in 1949.
Included are Rabbi Nathan Reisner's lecture notes, reading lists, and other class materials (some with his annotations) accumulated while he was a rabbinical student at The Jewish Theological Seminary, 1941-1949. Copies of typed lectures on Jewish history distributed by Professor Alexander Marx make up about two thirds of the collection. In addition to Marx, Reisner's professors - represented by notes here - were: Salo Baron, Boaz Cohen, Moshe Davis, H.L. Ginsberg, Louis Ginzberg, Robert Gordis, Abraham S. Halkin, Abraham Joshua Heschel, Mordecai Kaplan, Shalom Spiegel, Paul Tillich of Union Theological Seminary, and professors Larsen, Mendelsohn, and [Benzion?] Netanyahu.
|I. Class Materials, 1941-1949|
|1||1||Jewish History, Methods.., 1947;|
|2||Jewish History, Twentieth Century, 1946-1947|
|4||American Jewish History, 1947-1948|
|5||Minor Prophets; 2nd Isaiah; Jeremiah; II Kings, 1941|
|7||Introduction to Bible, 1944; Bible Text, 1947;|
|8||Minor Prophets, 1945|
|Abraham S. Halkin|
|9||Apocalyptic Literature, n.d.; II Maccabees, 1947;|
|10||Philosophy of History, 1946-1947|
|Abraham J. Heschel|
|11-12||Medieval Jewish Philosophy, 1946-1948|
|14||Midrash, Philosophy of Religion, 1947|
|15||Midrash (with Alexander Marx), n.d.|
|16||Hellenistic History, 1946|
|17||Ancient Cultures and Institutions, 1949|
|19||Medieval Hebrew Literature, 1945|
|2||1 (oz.)||Prayer and Synagogue, origins|
|II. Alexander Marx Lectures, 1941-1949|