David Birnbaum is known in academic circles as the author of the Summa Metaphysica series: an over-arching metaphysics. He is a graduate of Yeshiva Dov Revel, Yeshiva University High School, CCNY and Harvard.
God and Evil (1988), the first book in the landmark 2-book Summa Metaphysica series has been assigned as a Required Text at universities around the world, and was a Book of the Month feature selection of the Jewish Book Club. The work has gone through Five Printings and eighteen thousand copies.The author is known as a leading conceptual theorist.
TheÂ 2-volume Summa Metaphysica series was crafted over a twenty-five year period, 1981-1988Â and thenÂ 2001-2007.
Thunderation!, Birnbaum’s integrated Jewish TimeLine work, wasÂ crafted in the 2005-2007 period.
David Birnbaum’s works have been used as course texts at Brandeis, Hebrew University, Yeshiva University, Hebrew Union College, Emory, JTS, Bar Ilan, and Union Theological Seminary, among others. His works have been reviewed by dozens of leading academic journals around the world.
He lives and works in Manhattan.
see also www.THUNDERATION.org
note short-cut to Summa Metaphysica site: www.SummaM.org