The Guide of the Perplexed, Volume 2

Paperback | December 15, 1974

byMoses Maimonides

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This monument of rabbinical exegesis written at the end of the twelfth century has exerted an immense and continuing influence upon Jewish thought. Its aim is to liberate people from the tormenting perplexities arising from their understanding of the Bible according only to its literal meaning. This edition contains extensive introductions by Shlomo Pines and Leo Strauss, a leading authority on Maimonides.

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The Guide is not a philosophical treatise. Rather, its aim is to liberate men from the tormenting perplexities arising from their understanding of the Bible according only to its literal meaning.

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This monument of rabbinical exegesis written at the end of the twelfth century has exerted an immense and continuing influence upon Jewish thought. Its aim is to liberate people from the tormenting perplexities arising from their understanding of the Bible according only to its literal meaning. This edition contains extensive introduct...

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The Guide is not a philosophical treatise. Rather, its aim is to liberate men from the tormenting perplexities arising from their understanding of the Bible according only to its literal meaning.

Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 11.26 × 7.14 × 1.1 inPublished:December 15, 1974Publisher:University of Chicago Press

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ISBN - 10:0226502317

ISBN - 13:9780226502311

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Table of Contents

Part II
Part III
Glossary
Indexes
Biblical Passages Appearing in the Text
Rabbinic Passages Appearing in the Text
Sects, Communities, and Nonbiblical Writers and Writings

From Our Editors

The Guide is not a philosophical treatise. Rather, its aim is to liberate men from the tormenting perplexities arising from their understanding of the Bible according only to its literal meaning.