Dr. Erik Dreff


  • Love in Jewish Thought


  • PhD, University of Chicago, IL
  • MA, University of Chicago, IL
  • BA, McGill University, Montreal, Canada


Dr. Erik Dreff is a scholar of Spinoza, specifically his concept of the love of God, as well as the history of Jewish Rationalism generally. He has taught courses in philosophy, Jewish studies, religious studies, and political science in a wide variety of educational settings, from small liberal arts colleges to large state universities. He currently is an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Religion at Rutgers University.


  • Spinoza: A Philosopher of Love (De Gruyter Press)