Guide of the Perplexed: Moses Maimonides

Guide of the Perplexed: Moses Maimonides

by Moses Maimonides, Maimonides
     
 

This monument of rabbinical exegesis written at the end of the twelfth century has exerted an immense and continuing influence upon Jewish thought. Its aim is to liberate people from the tormenting perplexities arising from their understanding of the Bible according only to its literal meaning. This edition contains extensive introductions by Shlomo Pines and Leo

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This monument of rabbinical exegesis written at the end of the twelfth century has exerted an immense and continuing influence upon Jewish thought. Its aim is to liberate people from the tormenting perplexities arising from their understanding of the Bible according only to its literal meaning. This edition contains extensive introductions by Shlomo Pines and Leo Strauss, a leading authority on Maimonides.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226502311
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
12/28/1974
Edition description:
1
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
900,665
Product dimensions:
7.14(w) x 11.26(h) x 1.12(d)

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Table of Contents

Part II
Part III
Glossary
Indexes
Biblical Passages Appearing in the Text
Rabbinic Passages Appearing in the Text
Sects, Communities, and Nonbiblical Writers and Writings

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