Daniel Ross Goodman is a postdoctoral fellow and research scholar at the University of Salzburg. A former contributor to the Books & Arts section of The Weekly Standard and current contributor to the Washington Examiner, he is author of the novel A Single Life (2020) and the book Somewhere Over the Rainbow: Wonder and Religion in American Cinema (2020). His next book, Soloveitchik's Children: Irving Greenberg, David Hartman, Jonathan Sacks, and the Future of Jewish Theology in America, will be published next year by the University of Alabama Press. In 2021-22 he will be a research scholar at the University of Salzburg in Austria.
Goodman holds a Ph.D. from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America and studied English & Comparative Literature at Columbia University.
Articles and Events
Baryshnikov in Sneakers
Tennis champion Roger Federer proves that an athlete’s performance can be a source of beauty just as easily as a work of art.
Faith and Future
Let Left and Right quarrel. Ideas about progress are rooted in Judeo-Christian tradition. They are not all wrong.
Enslaving Art to Politics
The New York Times wants politics to dominate artistic imagination. But politicizing art only destroys it.
A Book for All Life’s Seasons
The Phantom Tollbooth is much more than a children’s book.
And Then They Came for Dr. Seuss
Don’t ban Dr. Seuss. Learn from the rabbis: Interpret him.