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Maimonides

Author: Sherwin B Nuland
Publisher: New York : Nextbook : Schocken, ©2005.
Series: Jewish encounters.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Describes the twelfth-century philosopher and physician's efforts to reconcile his rationationalist thinking and scientific knowledge with a faith in God, his remarkable influence as a Jew in a Muslim world, and the lasting legacy of his teachings.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Moses Maimonides; Moses Maimonides; Moses Maimonides; Moses Maimonides
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sherwin B Nuland
ISBN: 0805242007 9780805242003
OCLC Number: 58451913
Description: xv, 233, [1] p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: My son, the doctor : Jews and medicine --
Spain-Morocco-Egypt --
The Commentary on the Mishnah --
Tragedy and depression --
The Mishneh Torah --
The guide for the perplexed --
Maimonides, physician --
Epilogue --
Appendix: The medical works of Maimonides.
Series Title: Jewish encounters.
Responsibility: Sherwin B. Nuland.
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Describes the twelfth-century philosopher and physician's efforts to reconcile his rationationalist thinking and scientific knowledge with a faith in God, his remarkable influence as a Jew in a Muslim world, and the lasting legacy of his teachings.

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