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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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Religious Zionism, Jewish Law, and the Morality of War: How Five Rabbis ...

Robert Eisen - Religion - 2017 - 320 pages
When the state of Israel was established in 1947, it was immediately thrust into war, and rabbis in the religious Zionist community were confronted with the formidable ...
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Traditions of Maimonideanism

Carlos Fraenkel - Religion - 2009 - 358 pages
The goal of the present volume is to shed light on a number of traditions of Maimonideanism that have hitherto little been explored. Maimonides (1138 1204) was the most ...
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The Cultures of Maimonideanism: New Approaches to the History of Jewish Thought

James T. Robinson - Religion - 2009 - 440 pages
In the history of Jewish thought, no individual scholar has exercised more influence than Maimonides (1138-1204) philosopher and physician, legal scholar and communal leader ...
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Maimonides and the Shaping of the Jewish Canon

James A. Diamond - Religion - 2014
Jewish thought since the Middle Ages can be regarded as a sustained dialogue with Moses Maimonides, regardless of the different social, cultural, and intellectual environments ...
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Maimonides: Torah and Philosophic Quest (Expanded Edition)

David Hartman - Religion - 2010 - 323 pages
In his 1976 Maimonides: Torah and Philosophical Quest, David Hartman departs from traditional scholarly views about Maimonides by offering a new way of understanding the great ...
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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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Medieval Jewish Philosophy: An Introduction

Lavinia Cohn-Sherbok, Dan Cohn-Sherbok - Social Science - 2014 - 220 pages
Beginning with the earliest philosopher of the Middle Ages, Saadiah ben Joseph al-Fayyumi, this work surveys the writings of such figures as Solomon ben Joseph ibn Gabirol ...
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