This enigmatic style of Kafka's legend can therefore be compared to Plato's cave allegory or the following parable of Moses Maimonides
in his Guide for the Perplexed: "I shall begin the discourse in this chapter with a parable that I shall compose for you.
FEAR IS FUNDAMENTAL TO THE JEWISH religious experience; Soloveitchik, following Moses Maimonides
, insists fear and love of God are inseparably intertwined:
The final chapter of the book is devoted to Jewish philosophy, notably that of Avicebron (Solomon ibn Gabirol) and Moses Maimonides
. Avicebron, author of Fons Vitae, was both a philosopher and a poet.
(1135-1204): rabbi, philosopher, physician.
It was his four-volume work Derekh Emunah, a commentary on the agricultural laws in Moses Maimonides
' Mishneh Torah, and his other works of Torah scholarship, that first won him recognition.
(10.) Guide III:50, See Moses Maimonides
, The Guide of the
This is, primarily, a study of the manner wherein the medieval legist and philosopher Moses Maimonides
(Rambam; 1138-1204) incorporated wide swaths of Islamic commercial law in his magisterial summa legis, the Mishneh Torah (and to a significant degree deviated from Talmudic and post-Talmudic norms that were prima facie his only source of reference).
Halevi stands in sharp contrast with Moses Maimonides
(1135-1204), whose Guide of the Perplexed, an attempt to harmonize the Bible and Aristotle, may go down as one of the noblest lost causes in theological history.
the Physician." B'Or Ha'Torah, vol.
In their ad, the group published pictures of radical preacher Glick and 12th-century Andalusian Jewish philosopher Mousa Ibn Maymun, also known as Moses Maimonides
or Rambam, who the group claims had been active in Al Aqsa Mosque 850 years ago.
(1135-1204), the "Rambam," occupies a unique role in the history of Judaism, as both a revered codifier of Jewish law in his Mishneh Torah and as the author of the controversial (in its time) Guide to the Perplexed, which brought Judaism into direct confrontation with the teachings of Aristotle and the Islamic philosopher Farabi.