Maimonides: A Biography

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Macmillan, Apr 1, 1983 - Biography & Autobiography - 273 pages
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Heschel's classic work on Maimonides, originally published in Berlin during the thirties, in one of the few scholarly biographies available of the great medieval philosopher.

 

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Contents

Development and Maturity
3
ll
141
Renunciation and Fulfillment
166
THE PILGRIM T0 MAIMONIDES
172
THE SUPREME HEAD OF THE JEWs
181
ARABESQUES
187
THE OPPOSITION
196
THE GUIDE FOR THE PERPLEXED
202
T SEEK NO VICTORY
225
THE SAGES or LUNEL 129
241
Notes and Sources 2 5 x
252
Index
265
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Abraham Joshua Heschel was internationally known as a scholar, author, activist, and theologian. He was Professor of Ethics and Mysticism at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America.

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