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Politics and the limits of law : secularizing the political in medieval Jewish thought, Menachem Lorberbaum

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Politics and the limits of law : secularizing the political in medieval Jewish thought
Title
Politics and the limits of law
Title remainder
secularizing the political in medieval Jewish thought
Statement of responsibility
Menachem Lorberbaum
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book explores the emergence of the fundamental political concepts of medieval Jewish thought, arguing that alongside the well-known theocratic elements of the Bible there exists a vital tradition that conceives of politics as a necessary and legitimate domain of worldly activity that preceded religious law in the ordering of society
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DLC
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1958-
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Lorberbaum, Menachem
Index
index present
LC call number
KBM180
LC item number
.L67 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Contraversions
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Maimonides, Moses
  • Nissim ben Reuben Gerondi
  • Judaism and politics
  • Jewish law
Label
Politics and the limits of law : secularizing the political in medieval Jewish thought, Menachem Lorberbaum
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-208) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Maimonides
  • Impasse
  • p. 143.
  • Conclusion: Secularizing Politics
  • p. 151.
  • Turning to Modernity
  • p. 156
  • 1.
  • The
  • Natural Foundations of Politics
  • p. 17.
  • "Man Is Political by Nature"
  • p. 18.
  • Modern Interpretations
  • p. 24.
  • Polity and Society
  • Introduction: Divine Law and Secular Politics
  • p. 25.
  • Medieval Interpretations
  • p. 28.
  • Naturalizing Divine Law
  • p. 30.
  • 2.
  • The
  • Insufficiency of Law
  • p. 35.
  • Maimonides on Law
  • p. 1.
  • p. 35.
  • From Law to Politics
  • p. 41.
  • 3.
  • The
  • Code on the Priority of Politics
  • p. 43.
  • Monarchy--A King Must Be Appointed and Honored
  • p. 44.
  • The
  • The
  • King and the Sanhedrin
  • p. 47.
  • The
  • King's Right to Command
  • p. 51.
  • The
  • King's Right to Punish
  • p. 55.
  • Royal Law
  • p. 61.
  • Polity
  • Consent
  • p. 65.
  • The
  • Maimonidean Monarchy--Instrumental or Natural?
  • p. 67.
  • 4.
  • Constitutional Crisis and Messianic Resolution
  • p. 70.
  • The
  • Maimonidean Polity
  • p. 3.
  • p. 70.
  • Politics and Religion
  • p. 72.
  • Tension
  • p. 75.
  • The
  • Messianic Polity
  • p. 77.
  • The
  • Utopian Vision
  • Biblical and Talmudic Background
  • p. 83.
  • The
  • Messianic Age and the Utopian Vision
  • p. 87.
  • Part 2.
  • Gerondi
  • 5.
  • The
  • Kahal as a Polity
  • p. 93.
  • p. 6.
  • The
  • History of Public Law
  • p. 95.
  • Communal Authority
  • p. 100.
  • Nahmanides
  • p. 106.
  • Solomon ibn Adret (Rashba)
  • p. 112.
  • 6.
  • Part 1.
  • The
  • Autonomy of Politics
  • p. 124.
  • Politics
  • p. 127.
  • The
  • Structure of the Polity
  • p. 134.
  • Divine Law
  • p. 138.
Control code
48475148
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 216 pages
Isbn
9780804740746
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001020911
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Politics and the limits of law : secularizing the political in medieval Jewish thought, Menachem Lorberbaum
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-208) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Maimonides
  • Impasse
  • p. 143.
  • Conclusion: Secularizing Politics
  • p. 151.
  • Turning to Modernity
  • p. 156
  • 1.
  • The
  • Natural Foundations of Politics
  • p. 17.
  • "Man Is Political by Nature"
  • p. 18.
  • Modern Interpretations
  • p. 24.
  • Polity and Society
  • Introduction: Divine Law and Secular Politics
  • p. 25.
  • Medieval Interpretations
  • p. 28.
  • Naturalizing Divine Law
  • p. 30.
  • 2.
  • The
  • Insufficiency of Law
  • p. 35.
  • Maimonides on Law
  • p. 1.
  • p. 35.
  • From Law to Politics
  • p. 41.
  • 3.
  • The
  • Code on the Priority of Politics
  • p. 43.
  • Monarchy--A King Must Be Appointed and Honored
  • p. 44.
  • The
  • The
  • King and the Sanhedrin
  • p. 47.
  • The
  • King's Right to Command
  • p. 51.
  • The
  • King's Right to Punish
  • p. 55.
  • Royal Law
  • p. 61.
  • Polity
  • Consent
  • p. 65.
  • The
  • Maimonidean Monarchy--Instrumental or Natural?
  • p. 67.
  • 4.
  • Constitutional Crisis and Messianic Resolution
  • p. 70.
  • The
  • Maimonidean Polity
  • p. 3.
  • p. 70.
  • Politics and Religion
  • p. 72.
  • Tension
  • p. 75.
  • The
  • Messianic Polity
  • p. 77.
  • The
  • Utopian Vision
  • Biblical and Talmudic Background
  • p. 83.
  • The
  • Messianic Age and the Utopian Vision
  • p. 87.
  • Part 2.
  • Gerondi
  • 5.
  • The
  • Kahal as a Polity
  • p. 93.
  • p. 6.
  • The
  • History of Public Law
  • p. 95.
  • Communal Authority
  • p. 100.
  • Nahmanides
  • p. 106.
  • Solomon ibn Adret (Rashba)
  • p. 112.
  • 6.
  • Part 1.
  • The
  • Autonomy of Politics
  • p. 124.
  • Politics
  • p. 127.
  • The
  • Structure of the Polity
  • p. 134.
  • Divine Law
  • p. 138.
Control code
48475148
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 216 pages
Isbn
9780804740746
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001020911
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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