Maimonides: A Biography

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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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A very slow book to read because it has so many interesting concepts to mull over before reading the next page. It also explores the inter-related communities in the 12th century, and the communication between philosophers. Read full review

Contents

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3
I
12
R E S P E CT FOR IS R A E L
46
T H E P I L G R IM TO MA IMO N IDES
165
B A C K Ho ME IN AN DALUs IA
172
T H E SU PR E M E H E A D of T H E J E w s
181
A R A B E S QUES
187
2O T H E O P POSITION
196
R E N U N C I ATION 2 I 3
225
Notes and Sources
251
Index
265
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About the author (1983)

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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