The Stoic Jew

A Judean Ransacking of Roman Stoicism

August 16, 2023 Rabbi Matt Schneeweiss Season 12 Episode 5
The Stoic Jew
A Judean Ransacking of Roman Stoicism
Show Notes

Length: 13 minutes 43 seconds
Synopsis: I used to think there was something ... illicit (?) about my fusion of Judaism and Stoicism - at least, from the perspective of "Orthodox Stoicism." However, I recently learned that what I'm doing isn't too different from what Epictetus, Seneca, and Marcus Aurelius did with their Roman Stoicism. I'm just doing in the name of Judea! 

Sources:
- William B. Irvine, A Guide to the Good Life: the Ancient Art of Stoic Joy
- Bruce Lee
- Avos 4:1
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