A History of Medieval Jewish Philosophy by Isaac Husik PDF

By Isaac Husik

A noted pupil elucidates the distinguishing features of the works of a number of Jewish thinkers of the center a while. as well as summaries of the most arguments and teachings of Moses Maimonides, Isaac Israeli, Judah Halevi, Abraham Ibn Daud, Hillel ben Samuel, Levi ben Gerson, and others, the writer bargains insightful analyses.

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B. Ego has examined YHWH’s looking down from heaven in the Psalms (see Ps 11:4–5; 33:13–14, 18; 113:6; cf. also Isa 66:1–2) does not express the idea of a distant or transcendent God. To the contrary, God’s help for the righteous requires his dwelling in heaven (see below). Later on, with view to rabbinic texts, Ego states a more elaborated separation of God’s heavenly and earthly dwellings; cf. her “Von der Jerusalemer Tempeltheologie zur rabbinischen Kosmologie: Zur Konzeption der himmlischen Wohnstatt Gottes,” in Mitteilungen und Beiträge der Forschungsstelle Judentum der Theologischen Fakultät Leipzig 12/13 (1997): 47–51.

Chr. (München and Zürich: Artemis & Winkler, 1994), 89–90, who lists three aspects of the royal legitimation of Darius: affiliation to the Achaemenian kings and to the Persian people; Darius’ supremacy over the kings who ruled before him; the divine right of his kingdom. Of special relevance is the Bisutun inscription. See also J. H. , 2006), 47–49, and more detailed: G. Ahn, Religiöse Herrscherlegitimation im achämenidischen Iran: Die Voraussetzungen und Struktur ihrer Argumentation (Acta Iranica 31; Leiden: Brill, 1992); Gerstenberger, Israel, 45–51.

178. 24 Cf. B. Janowski, “ ‘Ich will in eurer Mitte wohnen:’ Struktur und Genese der exilischen Schekina-Theologie,” in Der eine Gott der beiden Testamente: Jahrbuch für Biblische Theologie. Vol. 2 (eds. I. Baldermann and N. Lohfink; Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener, 1987), 165–93; repr. ; Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener, 2004), 119–47. 25 Cf. Gen 24:3; Jonah 1:9; Dan 2:18–19, 28, 37, 44; Ezra 1:2; 5:12; 6:9–10; 7:12, 21, 23; Neh 1:4–5; 2:4, 20; 2 Chr 36:23; see also Ps 136:26: ‫ ;אל השמים‬Dan 4:34: ‫מלך‬ ‫שמיא‬, and 5:23: ‫( מרא שמיא‬cf.

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