The Stoic Jew

Why Do You Value Stoicism as a Jew? (Epictetus – Enchiridion 8,5,1; Seneca – Letter #91; Aurelius – Meditations 2:11)

July 15, 2022 Rabbi Matt Schneeweiss Season 9 Episode 4
The Stoic Jew
Why Do You Value Stoicism as a Jew? (Epictetus – Enchiridion 8,5,1; Seneca – Letter #91; Aurelius – Meditations 2:11)
Show Notes

Synopsis: Today’s episode is a bit experimental. A friend of mine asked me: “Do you have a post or a quick answer as to what makes you value stoicism and/or how it augments or interacts with Judaism?” and this is my attempt at a concise answer.  

Related Rabbi Schneeweiss Content:
- literally all the other episodes of TSJ 

- Mishlei 15:33; 28:14
- Koheles 12:13-14
- Epictetus, Enchiridion 8,5,1
- Rambam, Moreh ha’Nevuchim 3:12
- Seneca, Letter #91
- Aurelius, Meditations 2:11
- Avos 3:1
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