Lucas Scott Wright is a PhD student in the department of Religious Studies at the University of California at Santa Barbara. His current research focuses on modern Jewish thought, particularly in 19th century western Europe and the Weimar period in relation to contemporary trends in continental philosophy and medieval and renaissance mysticism. His current research project is a study of the impact of Christian Kabbalah and F.W.J. Schelling’s Weltalter-Fragmente on Franz Rosenzweig’s Der Stern der Erlösung and Neue Denken. His research languages include German and [in progress] French, Medieval Hebrew, Modern Hebrew, and Latin.