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Mishneh Torah: Polemic and Art

Haym Soloveitchik

in Collected Essays: v. 2

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113980
eISBN:
9781800341111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113980.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter suggests solutions to the problems raised in the previous chapter. It also attempts to show whether its resolution yields any deeper insights into the nature of Mishneh Torah. It first ... More


Maharam of Padua versus Giustiniani: Mishneh Torah

Neil Weinstock Netanel and David Nimmer

in From Maimonides to Microsoft: The Jewish Law of Copyright Since the Birth of Print

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780195371994
eISBN:
9780190456658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371994.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Meir Katzenellenbogen, an esteemed rabbi in Padua, decided to print a new edition of Moses Maimonides’s classic codification of Jewish law, the twelfth-century Mishneh Torah. After preliminary ... More


Classification of Mishneh Torah: Problems Real and Imaginary

Haym Soloveitchik

in Collected Essays: v. 2

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113980
eISBN:
9781800341111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113980.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter concerns the Mishneh Torah. The history of Mishneh Torah interpretation has been the history of its interrogation. The chapter describes a tendency in Maimonidean scholarship to sing the ... More


Maimonides's View of Christianity

David Novak

in Jewish-Christian Dialogue: A Jewish Justification

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195072730
eISBN:
9780199853410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072730.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The present legal status of Christianity is presented in this chapter. Maimonides views Christianity together with Islam. For Maimonides, Christianity and Islam are related to Judaism. Maimonides's ... More


Ravad of Posquières: A Programmatic Essay

Haym Soloveitchik

in Collected Essays: Volume III

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781904113997
eISBN:
9781800851061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113997.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on Ravad of Posquières, 'the greatest of Maimonidean critics'. Ravad's Hassagot were a sparsely disseminated work. Throughout the medieval period, when Ravad's influence was both ... More


Maimonides’ Counting of the Commandments

Reuven Firestone

in Holy War in Judaism: The Fall and Rise of a Controversial Idea

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199860302
eISBN:
9780199950621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860302.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter treats the generally meagre discussion among medieval Jews about holy war. While little is added to the discussion outside of Maimonides, that great medieval polymath develops a ... More


The True Perplexity: The Guide of the Perplexed Part II, Chapter 24

Tzvi Langermann

in Perspectives on Maimonides: Philosophical and Historical Studies

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197100714
eISBN:
9781800340404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780197100714.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on part II, Chapter 24 of Maimonides’ Guide of the Perplexed, which discusses the incompatibility of the models used by professional astronomers with the basic tenets of the ... More


The Halakhic Isolation of the Ashkenazic Community

Haym Soloveitchik

in Collected Essays: v. 1

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113973
eISBN:
9781800341104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113973.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on the author's essay which was written for a conference on why science made so few inroads into medieval Ashkenazic culture. The scientific corpus was readily available in the ... More


Collected Essays: Volume III

Haym Soloveitchik

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781904113997
eISBN:
9781800851061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113997.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Continuing the contribution to medieval Jewish intellectual history, this book's author focuses here on the radical pietist movement of Ḥasidei Ashkenaz and its main literary work, Sefer Ḥasidim, and ... More


Making Law and Recording It: Part II: Selden’s Speeches

Jason P. Rosenblatt

in John Selden: Scholar, Statesman, Advocate for Milton's Muse

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192842923
eISBN:
9780191925535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192842923.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

John Selden’s historico-philological approach tends to prove that religious authority has its origins in civil institutions and their legal procedures, and to that extent his “literary” ... More


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