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Gersonides on Providence, Covenant, and the Chosen People: A Study in ...

Robert Eisen - Religion - 1995 - 257 pages
This is a careful examination of the doctrine of Jewish chosenness in the light of Gersonides's thought on providential suffering and on inherited providence. Gersonides is one ...
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The Peace and Violence of Judaism: From the Bible to Modern Zionism

Robert Eisen - Religion - 2011 - 280 pages
Religious violence has become one of the most pressing issues of our time. Robert Eisen provides the first comprehensive analysis of Jewish views on peace and violence by ...
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Central Problems of Medieval Jewish Philosophy

Dov Shṿarts - Religion - 2005 - 282 pages
This book deals with central issues of medieval Jewish philosophy. Among the subjects treated are divine immanence, the intellect, miracles, and esoteric writing and its limits ...
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The Virtue Ethics of Levi Gersonides

Alexander Green - Philosophy - 2016 - 195 pages
This book argues that Levi Gersonides articulates a unique model of virtue ethics among medieval Jewish thinkers. Gersonides is recognized by scholars as one of the most ...
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Suckling at My Mother's Breasts: The Image of a Nursing God in Jewish Mysticism

Ellen Davina Haskell - RELIGION - 2012 - 203 pages
A fascinating discussion of the kabbalistic image of a nursing god, its historical context, and its theological implications.
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Time Matters: Time, Creation, and Cosmology in Medieval Jewish Philosophy

T.M. Rudavsky - Philosophy - 2000 - 287 pages
Traces the development of the concepts of time, cosmology, and creation in medieval Jewish philosophy.
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Prophecy: The History of an Idea in Medieval Jewish Philosophy

Howard Kreisel - Philosophy - 2012 - 671 pages
More than any other topic, prophecy represents the point at which the Divine meets the human, the Absolute meets the relative. How can a human being attain the Word of God? In ...
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Studies in Medieval Jewish Intellectual and Social History: Festschrift in ...

David Engel, Lawrence H. Schiffman, Elliot R. Wolfson - Religion - 2012 - 329 pages
Thirteen leading scholars offer a fresh look at four key topics in medieval Jewish studies: the history of Jewish communities in Western Christendom, Jewish-Christian ...
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Trees, Earth, and Torah: A Tu B'Shvat Anthology

Ari Elon - Religion - 2000 - 494 pages
Exploring childbirth from within a Jewish tradition, the author of New Lifedraws on folklore, prayers, folk remedies, and biblical, rabbinical, and mystical literature to ...
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