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Dogma in Medieval Jewish Thought: From Maimonides to Abravanel

Menachem Kellner


This is a book on history of ideas which traces the development of creed formation in Judaism from its inception with Moses Maimonides (1138–1204) to the beginning of the sixteenth century when systematic attention to the problem disappeared from the agenda of Jewish intellectuals. The dogmatic systems of Maimonides, Duran, Crescas, Albo, Bibago, Abravanel, and a dozen lesser-known figures are described, analysed, and compared. Relevant texts are presented in English translation. For the most part these are texts which have never been critically edited and translated before. Among the theses d ... More

Keywords: creed formation, Judaism, Moses Maimonides, Jewish theology, dogma

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9781904113218
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: February 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781904113218.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Menachem Kellner, author