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The Guide of the Perplexed, Volume 2

Translated and with an Introduction and Notes by Shlomo Pines
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.

384 pages | cxxxiv, 231 p. | 7.40 x 9.90 | © 1963

Religion: Judaism

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

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