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Studies in Maimonides and his interpreters / Marc B. Shapiro.

Author/Creator:
Shapiro, Marc B.
Publication:
Scranton : University of Scranton Press, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 172, [33] p. ; 23 cm.
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Subjects:
Maimonides, Moses, 1135-1204.
Language:
English and Hebrew.
Contents:
[English section]. Principles of interpretation in Maimonidean halakhah: traditional and academic perspectives
To err is human
Old questions, modern answers
Maimonidean scholarship: some methodological issues
Maimonides and kabbalah
Maimonidean halakhah and superstition
A note on Maimonides and Muhammad
Hebrew section. Nahman Isaac Fischmann's letter to Samuel David Luzzatto
Letters from Rabbi Joseph Kafih
Selections from the writings of Rabbi Jehiel Jacob Weinberg.
Notes:
The English section consists of essays by Marc Shapiro; the Hebrew section consists of letters and selections on Maimonides by various authors.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-161) and index.
ISBN:
1589661656 (pbk.)
9781589661653 (pbk.)
OCLC:
154689931