Rabbi Dr Michael Harris holds rabbinic ordination from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel and other prominent Israeli rabbis, and a Ph.D in philosophy from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He is the author of Divine Command Ethics: Jewish and Christian Perspectives (Routledge, 2003), Faith without Fear: Unresolved Issues in Modern Orthodoxy (Vallentine Mitchell, 2016), and, jointly with Daniel Rynhold, Nietzsche, Soloveitchik and Contemporary Jewish Philosophy (Cambridge University Press, 2018). He co-edited Radical Responsibility: Celebrating the Thought of Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks (Maggid Books, 2012) and has published articles and reviews in scholarly journals including the Harvard Theological Review and Religious Studies.
He has been Rabbi of the Hampstead Synagogue, London, since 1995.
Dr Harris has taught on BA and MA programmes at King's College, London and is a former Affiliated Lecturer in the Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge.