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Kuzari (Kitab al Khazari)

Judah ha-Levi

Kuzari (Kitab al Khazari)

an argument for the faith of Israel. Introd. by Henry Slonimsky. T̀ranslated from the Arabic by Hartwig Hirschfeld.

by Judah ha-Levi

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Published by Schocken Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism -- Apologetic works

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 311-313.

    SeriesSchocken paperbacks, SB75
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM550 J823 1968
    The Physical Object
    Pagination321p.
    Number of Pages321
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19303795M

    Sefer Kuzari 3 ספר If the consonantic text of the Mosaic Book requires so many traditional classes of vowel signs, accents, divisions of sentences and masoretic signs for the correct pronunciation of words, how much more is this the case for the comprehension of the same? The meaning of a word is more comprehensive than its pronunciation. Further references to the Kuzari will be by book and section numbers. 8 Ibid., secs. 12 and In the Even Shmuel edition of Kuzari, the king's comments in secs. 11 and 21 are added in order to interrupt even larger sections because of a change in content. See the editor's notes in the back of book.

    Through this connection with an event in history, Halevi's Book of Refutation and Proof on Behalf of the Despised Religion came to be known more simply as the Kuzari. Under that title, his book would also become the emblematic expression of the lived truths of his people and their faith as these were experienced throughout their history, and, not surprisingly, one of the most beloved works of the . "The Kuzari: In Defense of the Despised Faith" is the first new translation into English of "The Kuzari" since , annotated and explained based on the classic commentaries. Written by Rabbi Yehuda HaLevi of Spain over a period of twenty years and completed in , "The Kuzari" has enthralled generations of Jews and non-Jews alike with its.

    See Eliezer Schweid, "He-chaver Ke-mechanekh Be-sefer Ha-Kuzari," in Mishnato He-hagutit shel Rabbi Yehuda Halevi, where he notes the many didactic principles that Rabbi Halevi employs in his book. [3] Schweid relates to the fact that some of the issues discussed in the first section reappear later, and he attributes this phenomenon to Rabbi. The Kuzari is one of the basic books of Jewish literature, a required text in the library of every educated Jew--and of every educated Christian who would understand the religion of Israel. The author, foremost poet and thinker of the Jewish Middle Ages, offers clear and usable delineations of the religion of Israel/5(2).


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