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Maimonides; his wisdom for our time

selected from his twelfth-century classics

by Moses Maimonides

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Published by Funk and Wagnalls in New York .
Written in English

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  • Judaism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited, newly translated, and with an introd. by Gilbert S. Rosenthal
    SeriesA Sabra book
    ContributionsRosenthal, Gilbert S., ed
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM545.A45 R6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination79 p.
    Number of Pages79
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24833595M
    LC Control Number69013466

    Maimonides' magnum opus is his codification of Jewish law, which he called Mishneh Torah, or "second to the Torah."The fourteen volume work is a logical systematic codification of Jewish law. Prior to Maimonides, in order to know Jewish law, one would have to learn the entire since the Talmud itself as at times indecisive, often incorporating conflicting opinions on Author: Dovid Zaklikowski.   In this era of turbulent change, we need to savor the spiritual wisdom of people who thrived in such eras before us. In January, during Interfaith Heroes Month, Daniel Buttry wrote a short tribute to the 12th-century Maimonides among 31 short profiles in his book, “Interfaith Heroes.” Buttry’s summary remains a pretty good snapshot of [ ].

    About the book: Joel L Kraemer has written a solid scholarly and very well informed biography. This book might become the Authoritative work to consult in years to come about the Jewish physician and philosopher, Moses Ben Maimon. It is a critical history and the author aims to place Maimonides within his times. Kramer did especially care to do so. And [he] was perfect in his wisdom and exaltedness—as they said from the days of our teacher, Moses, until Rebbe, we did not find Torah and greatness in one place (Gittin 59a). He was the ultimate in piety, humility, and abjuring of any pleasures, as they said, when Rebbe died, humility and fear of sin were not to be found (Sotah 49b). ⁴.

    Lecture #1: The Life of Maimonides In light of his Writings. Rav Eli Hadad. Maimonides (known as the Rambam, Rabbi Moses ben Maimon) stands out as the most important Jewish figure of the Middle other Jew of the post-Talmudic era even compares to him. Author by: Joel L. Kraemer Languange: en Publisher by: Image Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 57 Total Download: File Size: 47,9 Mb Description: This authoritative biography of Moses Maimonides, one of the most influential minds in all of human history, illuminates his life as a philosopher, physician, and lawgiver.A biography on a grand scale, it .


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Get this from a library. Maimonides, his wisdom for our time: selected from his twelfth-century classics. [Moses Maimonides; Gilbert S Rosenthal]. The Wisdom of Maimonides includes a biography; a section of selected teachings drawn from Maimonides' major works The Guide for the Perplexed and the Mishneh Torah, as well as his other writings; and tales about Maimonides' colorful life as a court physician and rabbinic leader.

Maimonides wrote his Sefer Ha-mitzvot at a time when his Commentary to the Mishna was nearly completed, and, as we shall see, after he had begun to think about writing his Mishneh Torah. Later in the introduction, Maimonides explains his motives for writing the book. Moses Maimonides, original name Moses Ben Maimon, also called Rambam, Arabic name Abū ʿImran Mūsā ibn Maymūn ibn ʿUbayd Allāh, (born MaCórdoba [Spain]—died DecemEgypt), Jewish philosopher, jurist, and physician, the foremost intellectual figure of medieval first major work, begun at age 23 and completed 10.

Maimonides’s most popular book is The Guide for the Perplexed. 11 great books of Jewish wisdom in a single file, wth active table of contents by. Maimonides, Yehuda HaLevi, The Guide for the Perplexed & The History of the Talmud From The Time of its Formation about B.C. Up to the Present Time by.

Maimonides. Maimonides was the most illustrious figure in Judaism in the post-talmudic era, and one of the greatest of all time His influence on the future development of Judaism is incalculable. No spiritual leader of the Jewish people in the post-talmudic period has exercised such an influence both in his own and subsequent Size: KB.

About the Book. A publishing sensation long at the top of the best-seller lists in Israel, the original Hebrew edition of Maimonides and the Book That Changed Judaism has been called the most successful book ever published in Israel on the preeminent medieval Jewish thinker Moses works of Maimonides, particularly The Guide for the Perplexed, are reckoned.

Philosopher, physician, and master of rabbinical literature, Moses ben Maimon () strove to reconcile biblical revelation with medieval Aristotelianism. His writings, especially the celebrated Guide for the Perplexed, exercised considerable influence on both Jewish and Christian Brand: Dover Publications.

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We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at. Shop now. The Guide for the Perplexed required 15 years of his life and focus. Though one comes to approach any read by RaMBaM with such reverence As we all are beings living in the sublunary microcosm of life this book is acroamatic gift from the 12th century by a philosopher, physician (Saladin), astrologer and judge Maimonides/5.

Book 3 of Volume I is the “Treatise of Cohabitation”. Written at the request of the Sultan of Syria, it is limited in its scope. Maimonides recommends moderation, self – awareness and self-control. The Sultan only wants to increase his coital activities so Maimonides gives him both general and specific recommendations.

In Maimonides' view in his compositions, wisdom is what people should strive for. This striving is ongoing study and learning about what it is possible to know.

Our knowing, as such – from study and learning – is an achievement as our intelligence comes out from its potential into actuality.

Epistles of Maimonides: Crisis and Leadership 26 copies; Pirkei Avot - Shemoneh Perakim of the Rambam/The Thirteen Principles of 22 copies, 1 review; Le Livre de la connaissance 20 copies; The Wisdom of Moses Maimonides 17 copies; Maimonides; his wisdom for our time; selected from his twelfth-century 16 copies; The commentary to Mishnah.

Maimonides, Spinoza and the Book of Job [1] I invite you to reflect with me on the meaning of the Book of Job and of Maimonides' comments on it in the Guide of the Perplexed.

This exercise in interpretation offers the pleasures inherent in any attempt to decipher a difficult text, a pleasure doubled here by the fact that we have two difficult texts.

Maimonides, Rabbi Moses ben Maimon, was a great rabbi who livedborn in Spain and flourished in Egypt. He was personal physician. MAIMONIDEAN CONTROVERSY, a vast complex of disputed cultural, religious, and social problems, focusing around several central of the elements of this controversy considerably antedate *Maimonides (–); and of the questions brought into sharp relief by his ideas and writings, some have remained topical in many Jewish circles.

Part of the Jewish Encounter series Moses Maimonides was a Renaissance man before there was a Renaissance: a great physician who served a sultan, a dazzling Torah scholar, a community leader, a daring philosopher whose greatest work—The Guide for the Perplexed—attempted to reconcile scientific knowledge with faith in was a Jew living /5(2).Maimonides' Introduction to the Talmud: A translation of the Rambam's introduction to his Commentary on the Mishna.

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