The Guide of the Perplexed, Volume 1

Front Cover
University of Chicago Press, May 15, 2010 - Religion - 384 pages
1 Review
This monument of rabbinical exegesis written at the end of the twelfth century has exerted an immense and continuing influence upon Jewish thought. Its aim is to liberate people from the tormenting perplexities arising from their understanding of the Bible according only to its literal meaning. This edition contains extensive introductions by Shlomo Pines and Leo Strauss, a leading authority on Maimonides.

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - nproenza - LibraryThing

Wow! If I could give more stars to this book, I would. Moreh Nevuchim helps to dispel common misconceptions people have over passages in the Torah/Bible. Ultimately, the goal of Rambam, is to help the ... Read full review


The Guide of the Perplexed Part I

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2010)

Moses Maimonides (1135 1204) was a rabbi, theologian, andphysician, in Moorish Spain and then in Egypt, and is consideredby many as the greatest medieval Jewish philosopher.

Bibliographic information