Essential Maimonides / Edition 1

Essential Maimonides / Edition 1

by Moses Maimonides, Avraham Yaakov Finkel

ISBN-10: 1568214642

ISBN-13: 9781568214641

Pub. Date: 05/28/1996

Publisher: Aronson, Jason Inc.

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Table of Contents

Pt. 1Iggeres Teiman, The Letter to the Jews of Yemen1
Rambam's Introduction3
Words of Consolation6
Encouraging Words14
Refuting Moslem Claims20
The Coming of Mashiach29
The False Mashiach39
Pt. 2Maaman Kiddush Hashem, Discourse on Martyrdom51
A Misleading Answer53
The Gravity of Maligning a Jew57
The Importance of Every Mitzvah62
Discussion of Kiddush Hashem66
Pt. 3Commentary on the Mishnah79
The Written and the Oral Torah83
The Power of Prophecy86
The Transmission of the Oral Torah99
Categories of the Oral Torah101
Dissenting Opinions111
The Structure of the Mishnah113
Expounding the Mishnah131
Following the Completion of the Talmud144
Discussion about the Commentary of the Mishnah146
Pt. 4Shemonah Perakim, The Eight Chapters, An Introduction to Ethics of the Fathers165
Ch. 1The Human Soul and its Powers169
Ch. 2The Source of Virtue and Vice174
Ch. 3Diseases of the Soul177
Ch. 4Curing the Soul179
Ch. 5The Ultimate Goal189
Ch. 6The True Saint194
Ch. 7Barriers To Hashem198
Ch. 8Man's Nature202
Pt. 5Perek Chelek, Discourse on the World to Come217
Commentary on Mishnah 1235
Thirteen Principles of Faith237
The Basis of our Faith245

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