Jewish faith, Greek philosophy and Islamic inspiration mildew the philosophy and theology of Maimonides and signify his paintings as an outstanding instance of the fruitful move of tradition within the center a long time. The authors express numerous features of this cultural cross-fertilization, regardless of non secular and ethnic ameliorations. The reports steered recommendations on a query that is vital for the current and the longer term: How may perhaps the various religions, cultures and ideas of data stay conveyed in synthesis? the amount publishes the lectures given on the July 2004 overseas congress on the celebration of the 800th anniversary of Maimonides’ dying.
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