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Judah Abrabanel's Philosophy of Love and Kabbalah

Andrew L. Gluck

2012

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  • Title:
    Judah Abrabanel's Philosophy of Love and Kabbalah
  • Author: Andrew L. Gluck
  • Description: JUDAH ABRABNEL'S PHILOSOPHY OF LOVE AND KABBALAH; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Methodology; Chapter I: An Overview of the Milieu, the Book and its Author; Chapter II: The Background of Jewish Thought; Chapter III: Kabbalah; Chapter IV: Pantheism; Chapter V: Some Important Non-Jewish Influences; Chapter VI: A More in-depth Look at the Jewishness of the Dialoghi; Chapter VII: The Actual Encounter with Kabbalah in the Dialoghi; Chapter VIII: Moses or Plato?; Chapter IX: Mysticism and Union with the Divine
    Chapter X: The Origin of LoveChapter XI: Conclusion; References and Bibliography; Index
    This book shows how Judah Abrabanel's writings are philosophical, and not merely religious. It examines the Renaissance belief that Love should know more than Wisdom, which is something Abrabanel taught. The ultimate mystical union with God for Abrabanel is beneficence towards one's fellow human beings. His view is that love is the affirmation of both God and human individual experience. Knowledge of man and God are both dependent upon the experience of love.
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Publisher: Lewiston : The Edwin Mellen Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (749 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 0-7734-1929-2
  • Subjects: Cabala; Jewish philosophy; Leo ́n, Hebreo, b. ca. 1460. Dialoghi d’ amore; Love -- Philosophy; Philosophy, Medieval; Love -- Philosophy; Cabala; Jewish philosophy; Philosophy, Medieval; Philosophy & Religion; Philosophy; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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