Lawrence J. Kaplan is professor of rabbinics and Jewish philosophy in the department of Jewish studies of McGill University in Montreal. He coedited both The Thought of Moses Maimonides and Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook and Jewish Spirituality. He lives in Montreal. Dov Schwartz is a professor of Jewish thought at Bar-Ilan University in Israel, where he has served as dean of the faculty of humanities, chair of the department of philosophy, chair of the department of music, and head of the Interdisciplinary Program on Contemporary Jewry. He is currently The Natali and Isidor Friedman Chair for "Teaching the Writings of Joseph Dov Soloveitchik." He is an award-winning author of some two dozen books and scores of articles.