Moses Mendelssohn: The First English Biography and Translations

Moses Mendelssohn: The First English Biography and Translations

by Moses Mendelssohn, M. Samuels
     
 

Known as the father of the Jewish Enlightenment, Mendelssohn argued powerfully for religious toleration and Jewish emancipation. His campaign to take Jewish people into secular society brought him into conflict with both anti-Semites and conservative rabbis. These volumes include his biography, documents relating to the controversy, and Mendelssohn's main work,…  See more details below

Overview

Known as the father of the Jewish Enlightenment, Mendelssohn argued powerfully for religious toleration and Jewish emancipation. His campaign to take Jewish people into secular society brought him into conflict with both anti-Semites and conservative rabbis. These volumes include his biography, documents relating to the controversy, and Mendelssohn's main work, Jerusalem.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781855069848
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
06/20/2005
Pages:
928
Product dimensions:
10.50(w) x 15.30(h) x 7.00(d)

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James Schmidt, Boston University.

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