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Author Diamond, James Arthur

Title Converts, heretics, and lepers : Maimonides and the outsider / James A. Diamond
Published Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, ©2007


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 343 pages)
Contents The convert (ger): metaphor of Jewishness -- The leper: illness as contemplative metaphor -- Elisha ben Abuyah and the hubris of the heretic -- The king: the ethics of imperial humility -- The sage/philosopher: a solitude of universalism -- God, the supreme outsider: indwelling (shekhinah) as metaphor for outdwelling -- Deconstructing God's indwelling: the challenge to Halevi -- Sabbath: the temporal outsider
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-316) and indexes
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Subject Maimonides, Moses, 1135-1204.
SUBJECT Maimónides -- Crítica e interpretación. embne
Maimonides, Moses, 1135-1204 fast
Maimonides, Moses. swd
Subject Other (Philosophy)
God (Judaism)
Other minds (Theory of knowledge)
Dios (Judaísmo)
Other minds (Theory of knowledge)
God (Judaism)
Other (Philosophy)
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007033426
ISBN 0268077665