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Jewish philosophical polemics against Christianity in the Middle Ages

Author: Daniel J Lasker
Publisher: Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [2nd ed.]View all editions and formats
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This exposition of the philosophical arguments that Jews have used to refute Christian doctrines makes a major contribution to medieval Jewish intellectual history.
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(DLC) 2007534902
(OCoLC)123901822
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel J Lasker
ISBN: 9781786949851 1786949857
OCLC Number: 1039923735
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Contents: Intro; Half Title; Title Page; Dedication; Copyright; Acknowledgments to the Second Edition; Acknowledgments to the First Edition; Contents; Introduction to the Second Edition; Bibliography; I. Introduction; General Principles; Philosophical Arguments; Exegetical Arguments; Historical Arguments; Rational Arguments; Procedure To Be Followed; II. The Sources; The Various Methods of the Polemicists; Exegesis of the Hebrew Bible; Exegesis of Rabbinic Literature; Attacks on Christianity; Comparisons of Christian Doctrines with the New Testament; Attacks on the Articles of Christianity. Comparisons of Christianity with the Principles of PhilosophyThe Literary Style of the Polemics; Other Sources of Jewish Philosophical Arguments; The Christian Sources; III. The Use of Reason in Religious Debates; Explanations of Christian Belief in Irrational Doctrines; Maimonides' Guidelines; The Polemical Approach of the Jewish Averroists; Criteria for Determining Logical Impossibility; Conclusions; IV. Trinity; Trinity Implies Matter; The Divine Attributes Are Not Persons; Jewish Kalamic Refutations of the Trinity; Aristotelian Refutations; Generation Disproves Unity. The Specific Generation of JesusThe Eternal Generation of the Son; Syllogistic Logic Refutes the Trinity; Images of the Trinity; Conclusions; V. Incarnation; God Is Incorporeal; God's Incorporeality Precludes Incarnation; God Cannot Be Limited in Place; God Is Immutable; God's Simple Unity Precludes Incarnation; A Union of Divinity and Humanity Is Impossible; Types of Physical Union; The Person of Jesus; Conclusions; VI. Transubstantiation; The Interpenetrability of Bodies; How Could the Body of Jesus Enter Bread?; How Could Jesus' Large Body Fit into Smaller Dimensions? How Could Jesus Pass through the Heavens Without Damaging Them?The Concepts of Number and Place; Simultaneity of Jesus' Body on Many Altars Remaining One; Simultaneity of Jesus' Body Being in Many Places; The Concept of Motion; Motion in No Time Is Impossible; One Body Cannot Be in Motion and at Rest at the Same Time; The Problem of Accidents; How Can Accidents Be Without Subjects?; The Senses Must Not Be Deceived; Substance Cannot Become Accident, nor Accident Substance; Miscellaneous Arguments; Conclusions; VII. Virgin Birth; The Interpenetrability of Bodies; Images of Virgin Birth. ConclusionsVIII. Conclusions; Jewish Knowledge of Christianity; The Sources of Jewish Arguments; The Role of Philosophy in Jewish-Christian Polemics; The Significance of the Medieval Jewish Philosophical Polemic Against Christianity; List of Abbreviations; Notes; Bibliography; Index of Citations; General Index.
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