Christian Hebraists and Dutch Rabbis: Seventeenth Century Apologetics and the Study of Maimonides' Mishneh Torah
This work, a complex exposition of Jewish philosophical methodology and doctrine completed in 1190 and translated from Arabic into Latin within three decades of the author's lifetime, made him a widely celebrated figure in the scholastic capitals of Europe.
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Hebraism and the Dutch Republic
Sanhedrin and Makkot
The Intellectual and Moral Concerns
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