Dr. Solomon Schimmel, Professor of Education and Psychology at Hebrew College, Newton, MA is the author of The Tenacity of Unreasonable Beliefs: Fundamentalism and the Fear of Truth ; Wounds Not Healed by Time: The Power of Repentance and Forgiveness ; and The Seven Deadly Sins: Jewish, Christian and Classical Reflections on Human Psychology , (all published by Oxford University Press), and numerous articles and book chapters on Jewish thought, psychology of religion, and Jewish education. He was a Fulbright Senior Research Scholar and Visiting Fellow at Cambridge University, England in 1998, has been a National Science Foundation Research Fellow at Harvard University, and a Visiting Professor at Brandeis, Bar-Ilan, and Hebrew Universities, and most recently, a Visiting Scholar at Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan.
Dr. Schimmel is currently working on a sequel to
The Tenacity of Unreasonable Beliefs
, which is tentatively titled
Why, When, and How to Defundamentalize Fundamentalists?