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New Jerusalem

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Education Level
Higher Education

The Interrogation of Baruch de Spinoza at Talmud Torah Congregation: Amsterdam, July 27, 1656 by David Ives. As a young Jewish man in 17th century Amsterdam, Baruch de Spinoza excelled as a theological student; but as he encountered free-thinking Protestants, atheists, and radicals in this relatively tolerant city, he began to question his religion and the nature of God. As a result, he was branded a heretic and faced excommunication.

Includes an interview with Spinoza biographer, Steven Nadler.

Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in July of 2011.

Directed by Rosalind Ayres
Matthew Wolf as Baruch de Spinoza
Edward Asner as Abraham van Valkenburgh
Richard Easton as Saul Levi Mortera
Andrea Gabriel as Clara
Arye Gross as Ben Israel
Amy Pietz as Rebekah
James Wagner as Simon de Vries
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9781580818513
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9781580818506
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