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Maimonides: Reason Above All

Author:  Israel azin

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Maimonides: Reason Above All

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Maimonides: Reason Above All
This thought-provoking and enlightening book uncovers unknown but true facts about Maimonides,his family,and his unique, often controversial, but brilliant ideas.The reader is introduced to Maimonides’ family, people who generally failed to share his rational approach to life.

The book addresses provocative questions such as:
  • Did the majority of Jews before Maimonides
  • Believe that God has a body?
  • Why did Maimonides and many rabbis disparage women?
  • Why did Maimonides extol intelligent non-Jews?
  • Why don’t Jews say a prayer before such activities
  • As having sexual relations or giving charity?
  • Why doesn’t the Torah condemn the five
  • Suicides committed in its pages?
  • Why were Jacob and david passive when their daughters were raped?
  • should rational Jews observe mystical Jewish
  • practices and say mystical prayers?

This volume contains surprising facts, such as:
  • Rabbis know that we do not possess the original Torah text.
  • Rabbis suggest that Moses’ staff had unusual magical powers.
  • Jewish judges do not adjudicate cases according to Torah law.
  • Many rabbis recognize that the ten plagues were not miracles.
  • The Torah records how innocent people are killed for the misdeeds of their ancestors.
  • Dipping bread in salt is based on a superstitious fear of demons.

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Format Hardcover
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List Price $29.99
Author Israel azin
Dimensions 6.75" x 9.75"
Publisher Gefen Publishing House

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