We proceed from Benjamin Franklin to Moses Maimonides
The great rabbinical philosopher, Moses Maimonides
Before we begin our discussion it should be noted that in scholarly discourse, it is customary to differentiate between two approaches towards prophecy in medieval thought: one is epitomized by Judah Halevi (1075-1141) in The Kuzari, the other by Moses Maimonides
The author explores 18 classics of Jewish literature to illustrate Jewish thought and experience over a period of 2,500 years: the books of Deuteronomy and Esther, The Exposition of Laws by Philo of Alexandria, The Jewish War by Flavius Josephus, Pirkei Avot, the Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela, the Kuzari by Yehuda Halevi, The Guide of the Perplexed by Moses Maimonides
, the Zohar, the Tsenerene and the Memoirs of GlEckel of Hameln, Theological-Political Treatise by Baruch Spinoza, the Autobiography of Solomon Maimon, Jerusalem by Moses Mendelssohn, the Tales of Nachman of Bratslav, The Jewish State and Old New Land by Theodor Herzl, and Tevye the Dairyman by Sholem Aleichem.
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.
These guidelines come from the Bible, the Talmud, and scholars like Moses Maimonides
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): rabbi, philosopher, physician.
(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.
And it was in the activity of 'woman' that 'witchcraft' became feminized, while in the 12th century, the Spanish-born Jewish theologian, Moses Maimonides
, attempted to finally explain the sin inherent in the 'bowed' woman made famous in Medieval Christian art.
The use of language to assuage calamity on any level was not unique to Halevi's age and found its classic expression, in strikingly different forms, a century later in the writings of Moses Maimonides
Among them were the philosopher, rabbi and physician Moses Maimonides
(1135-1204) and the poet, philosopher and physician Judah Halevi (c.