Novelist Nathan Englander on how ritual fuels his writing
Clip: 06/12/2019 | 2m 43s
Novelist Nathan Englander grew up in a highly observant Jewish family. As such, he was accustomed to discipline and observing ritual. When he left his religious community, Englander landed as far away from Orthodox Judaism as he could -- and then was surprised to find the lessons of his faith coming back to him. Englander shares his humble opinion on the role of ritual in creativity.
Aired: 06/12/19Video has closed captioning.
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