by Published for Brandeis University Press by University Press of New England in Hanover, N.H .
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
|Other titles||Jewish intellectual history.|
|LC Classifications||BM45 .A45|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 324 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||324|
|LC Control Number||80054471|
Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Altmann, Alexander, Essays in Jewish intellectual history. Hanover, N.H.: Published for Brandeis University Press by University Press of New England, Book Description: In Cultures in Collision and Conversation, David Berger addresses three broad themes in Jewish intellectual history: Jewish approaches to cultures external to Judaism and the controversies triggered by this issue in medieval and modern times; the impact of Christian challenges and differing philosophical orientations on Jewish interpretation of the Bible; and . These essays include a monograph-length study of Jewish attitudes toward general culture in medieval and early modern times, analyses of the thought of Maimonides and Nahmanides, an assessment of the reactions to the most recent messianic movement in Jewish history, and reflections on the value of the academic study of : David Berger. Essays in Jewish intellectual history / Alexander Altmann. imprint Hanover, N.H.: Published for Brandeis University Press by University Press of New England,
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