The Reasons for the Commandments in Jewish Thought: From the Bible to the Renaissance (Hardcover)

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Isaac Heinemann (1876-1957) was one of the leading Jewish humanists and scholars of the early 20th century. His career spanned the golden age of Jewish scholarship in central Europe and the rise of Jewish studies in modern Israel. He was a leading authority in Hellenistic and rabbinic studies, writing major studies of Philo of Alexandria and the rabbinic lore (Agada). Leonard Levin teaches Jewish philosophy at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in New York.
This classic work by early 20th-century Jewish humanist and scholar Isaac Heinemann surveys the crucial phases of Jewish thought concerning correct conduct as codified in the commandments. Heinemann provides his own systematic insights about the intellectual, emotional, pedagogical, and pragmatic reasoning advanced by the major Jewish thinkers. This book, translated here for the first time, covers Jewish thinkers from the Bible, rabbis, and Hellenistic philosophers through the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, including Saadiah, Halevi, Maimonides, Albo, and many others. Heinemann addresses such questions as: What were the biblical, rabbinic, medieval, and modern rationales offered for the commandments in the course of Jewish thought?

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ISBN 9781934843048
Genre PHILOSOPHY / Religious
Format Hardcover
Pages 225
Publisher Date 2008-05-01 00:00:00.0
Publisher Academic Studies Pr
Copyright Year 2008
Height 9.5 in
Wdth 6.5 in
Thickness 1.0 in
Unit weight 1.15 lb
Language English
Subtitle From the Bible to the Renaissance
Series Name Reference Library of Jewish Intellectual History
Audience College/higher education
Authors Heinemann, Isaac
Dimensions 9.0x6.0x1.0
Country of Origin United States

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