Speaking Freely's Series on Religion and Spirituality
Rabbi Simon Jacobson is the author of the book, Toward a Meaningful Life. For many years he worked in close association with the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson. Rabbi Jacobson is the founder of the Meaningful Life Center.
Dr. Alan Hodder is a professor of comparative religion at Hampshire College. He is a leading authority on the American Transcendentalists and is the author of Thoreau's Ecstatic Witness as well as Emerson's Rhetoric of Revelation. Dr. Hodder holds a Ph.D. in the study of religion from Harvard University.