Noah Feldman Quotes

What is driving the tendency to discount Joseph Smith's revelations is not that they seem less reasonable than those of Moses; it is that the book containing them is so new. When it comes to prophecy, antiquity breeds authenticity. Events in the distant past, we tend to think, occurred in sacred, mythic time.

 
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Noah Feldman
Noah Feldman
  • Born: May 20, 1970
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Author

Noah R. Feldman is a Jewish-American author and Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. Much of his work is devoted to analysis of law and religion.