Judaism, Philosophy, Culture: Selected Studies by E.I.J. Rosenthal (Routledge Jewish Studies Series)
By: Erwin Rosenthal (author)Hardback
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One of the outstanding interpreters of Jewish culture in the twentieth century has been Erwin Rosenthal. This book contains some of his most influential work, ranging from the nature of Jewish political thought, both classical and medieval, to Christian reactions to Judaism and to varying approaches to the study of the Bible.
Part 1 Medieval Jewish religious philosophy: Maimonides' conception of state and society; Avicenna's influence on Jewish thought; Torah and nomos in medieval Jewish philosophy. Part 2 The new Jewish learning: Ismar Elbogen and the new Jewish learning. Part 3 The Hebrew Bible and its exegesis: the study of the bible in medieval Judaism; Don Isaac Abravanel - financier, statesman and scholar, 1437-1937; Rashi and the English Bible; Saadya Gaon - an appreciation of his biblical exegesis; Saadya's exegesis of the Book of Job; Sebastian Muenster's knowledge and use of Jewish exegesis; anti-Christian polemic in medieval Bible commentaries; some aspects of the Hebrew monarchy; Edward Lively; Cambridge Hebraist.
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