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Maimonides : life and thought, Moshe Halbertal ; translated from the Hebrew by Joel Linsider

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Maimonides : life and thought
Title
Maimonides
Title remainder
life and thought
Statement of responsibility
Moshe Halbertal ; translated from the Hebrew by Joel Linsider
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Author
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Language
  • eng
  • heb
  • eng
Summary
Maimonides was the greatest Jewish philosopher and legal scholar of the medieval period, a towering figure who has had a profound and lasting influence on Jewish law, philosophy, and religious consciousness. This book provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to his life and work, revealing how his philosophical sensibility and outlook informed his interpretation of Jewish tradition. Moshe Halbertal vividly describes Maimonides's childhood in Muslim Spain, his family's flight to North Africa to escape persecution, and their eventual resettling in Egypt. He draws on Maimonides's l
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IDEBK
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Halbertal, Moshe
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Maimonides, Moses
  • Maimonides, Moses
  • Maimonides, Moses
  • Philosophers
  • Jewish philosophers
  • Jewish philosophy
  • Jewish law
  • RELIGION
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Jewish law
  • Jewish philosophers
  • Jewish philosophy
  • Philosophers
Label
Maimonides : life and thought, Moshe Halbertal ; translated from the Hebrew by Joel Linsider
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; Introduction; Chapter One: Moses the Man; "Moses of his Generation"; Andalusia: 1138-1159 ; The Maghrib and Persecution: 1159-­1166; Fustat: 1166-­1177; Yemen and Islam: 1172; In the Sultan's Palace: 1178-­1204; The Man Moses; Chapter Two: The Commentary on the Mishnah, the Book of Commandments, and the Philosophy of halakhah; In the Laboratory of the Commentary on the Mishnah; The Purpose of the Commentary on the Mishnah; Controversy, Truth, and Interpretation; The Book of Commandments and the Structure of halakhah; On the Place of Revelation
  • Revelation and InterpretationInterpretation in halakhah: Between Explanatory Principles and Deductive Principles; Halakhah and Prophecy; Chapter Three: Ethics and Belief in the Commentary on the Mishnah; Principles of Faith; What Is Man: Immortality of the Soul, and the Afterlife; Resurrection of the Dead; The Ethics of Virtue and the Ethics of Obligation; The Sage and the Pietist; Nobility and Saintliness; Chapter Four: What Is Mishneh Torah?; The Aims and Qualities of the Compilation; Mishneh Torah and the History of halakhah; The Mishnah of Rabbi Judah the Prince and Mishneh Torah
  • The Authority of the Talmud and the Authority of the GeonimMishneh Torah: The Moderate and Radical Alternatives; Mishneh Torah and Jewish Curriculum; Ambiguity and Codification; Codification and Self­Esteem; Chapter Five: Philosophy and halakhah in Mishneh Torah; Love and Awe: Philosophy and Religious Experience; The Concept of the Divine: Eternal Universe and Creation ex Nihilo; Prophecy, Faith, and the Election of Israel; Halakhah, Magic, and Idolatry; Messianism, halakhah, and Nature; Chapter Six: Mishneh Torah and the Conceptual Understanding of halakhah
  • Reorganizing the halakhah: Form and Content"Laws Concerning Mourning" and the Organization of Mishneh Torah; Forging Concepts, Distinctions, and Generalizations; Mishneh Torah and Talmudic Sources; Three Functions of Aggadah in Mishneh Torah; Chapter Seven: The Guide of the Perplexed and Its Critique of Religious Language; Concealed and Revealed in the Guide of the Perplexed; Idolatry and Religious Language; "For You, Silence Is Praise"; The Skeptical Reading and the Mystical Reading; Chapter Eight: The Guide of the Perplexed: Will or Wisdom?
  • The Creation of the World: The Conservative Reading and the Philosophical ReadingThe Doctrine of Prophecy; The Problem of Evil and the Purpose of Existence; Providence; The Reasons for the Commandments; The Commandments and the Philosopher's Spiritual Exercise; Conclusion; Four Readings; Three Common Elements; Maimonides' Teachings in Historical Perspective; Maimonides' Writings; Bibliography; Index
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ocn862376878
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306070812
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 538332
  • 80c4ed4c-a1d9-4575-909e-0a9f60a0ca12
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)862376878
Label
Maimonides : life and thought, Moshe Halbertal ; translated from the Hebrew by Joel Linsider
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; Introduction; Chapter One: Moses the Man; "Moses of his Generation"; Andalusia: 1138-1159 ; The Maghrib and Persecution: 1159-­1166; Fustat: 1166-­1177; Yemen and Islam: 1172; In the Sultan's Palace: 1178-­1204; The Man Moses; Chapter Two: The Commentary on the Mishnah, the Book of Commandments, and the Philosophy of halakhah; In the Laboratory of the Commentary on the Mishnah; The Purpose of the Commentary on the Mishnah; Controversy, Truth, and Interpretation; The Book of Commandments and the Structure of halakhah; On the Place of Revelation
  • Revelation and InterpretationInterpretation in halakhah: Between Explanatory Principles and Deductive Principles; Halakhah and Prophecy; Chapter Three: Ethics and Belief in the Commentary on the Mishnah; Principles of Faith; What Is Man: Immortality of the Soul, and the Afterlife; Resurrection of the Dead; The Ethics of Virtue and the Ethics of Obligation; The Sage and the Pietist; Nobility and Saintliness; Chapter Four: What Is Mishneh Torah?; The Aims and Qualities of the Compilation; Mishneh Torah and the History of halakhah; The Mishnah of Rabbi Judah the Prince and Mishneh Torah
  • The Authority of the Talmud and the Authority of the GeonimMishneh Torah: The Moderate and Radical Alternatives; Mishneh Torah and Jewish Curriculum; Ambiguity and Codification; Codification and Self­Esteem; Chapter Five: Philosophy and halakhah in Mishneh Torah; Love and Awe: Philosophy and Religious Experience; The Concept of the Divine: Eternal Universe and Creation ex Nihilo; Prophecy, Faith, and the Election of Israel; Halakhah, Magic, and Idolatry; Messianism, halakhah, and Nature; Chapter Six: Mishneh Torah and the Conceptual Understanding of halakhah
  • Reorganizing the halakhah: Form and Content"Laws Concerning Mourning" and the Organization of Mishneh Torah; Forging Concepts, Distinctions, and Generalizations; Mishneh Torah and Talmudic Sources; Three Functions of Aggadah in Mishneh Torah; Chapter Seven: The Guide of the Perplexed and Its Critique of Religious Language; Concealed and Revealed in the Guide of the Perplexed; Idolatry and Religious Language; "For You, Silence Is Praise"; The Skeptical Reading and the Mystical Reading; Chapter Eight: The Guide of the Perplexed: Will or Wisdom?
  • The Creation of the World: The Conservative Reading and the Philosophical ReadingThe Doctrine of Prophecy; The Problem of Evil and the Purpose of Existence; Providence; The Reasons for the Commandments; The Commandments and the Philosopher's Spiritual Exercise; Conclusion; Four Readings; Three Common Elements; Maimonides' Teachings in Historical Perspective; Maimonides' Writings; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn862376878
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306070812
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 538332
  • 80c4ed4c-a1d9-4575-909e-0a9f60a0ca12
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)862376878

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