Maimonides on the "Decline of the Generations" and the Nature of Rabbinic Authority

Maimonides on the "Decline of the Generations" and the Nature of Rabbinic Authority

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Univ of New York Press
Shows to what extent and in what fashion Jews are bound to accept the opinions and the pronouncements of religious authorities.



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Examines the impact of the ideas of Moses Maimonides, medieval Judaism's leading legist and philosopher, concentrating on his rejection of the notion of "the decline of generations," as well as his views on nature and miracles, the nature of the rabbis' authority, and the authority of the rabbis in non-halakhic matters. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, Ă1996
ISBN: 9781438408675
1438408676
9780791429228
0791429229
0791429229
0791429210
9780791429211
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 137 pages)

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