KITAB ALRASAIL: METURGAM BE-`IVRIT. SEFER IGROT.

Jt) Abulafia, Meir, (Ca. 1180-1244) ; Brill, Jehiel (1836-1886) editor

Published by Paris: Yatsa Le-Or `al Yede Yehiel Bril, 1871
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Later cloth, 12mo, 152 pages ; 20 cm. 1st edition thus. In Hebrew. Abulafia’s correspondence with French rabbis on Maimonides' doctrine of resurrection. "Abulafia is best known for his controversy with Maimonides over the doctrine of resurrection. Maimonides' views on this subject seemed heretical to him. Abulafia, in spite of his youth, publicly denounced them, and was the first in Europe to do so during Maimonides' lifetime. His accusations were mainly in the form of letters to the rabbis of southern France, especially the ‘sages of Lunel, ’ who held Maimonides in great esteem and strongly defended his views. The whole correspondence, which also included an exchange of letters with the rabbis of northern France, did not bring the hoped for result and was a great disappointment to Abulafia. Thirty years later, when the controversy was renewed, he was asked by Na? Manides to take part in it again, but remembering his earlier failure, he refused. Much of the correspondence, edited byAbulafia, was published asKit? Bal-Rasa'il (Paris, 1871) . Abulafia's conception of resurrection, far from being an abstract philosophy, is based upon the traditional belief, according to which the words of the rabbis on the subject are taken in their literal sense. Notwithstanding this (and contrary to Graetz's opinion) , Abulafia possessed a wide knowledge of the Hebrew and Arabic philosophy of his time" (EJ, 2008) . SUBJECT(S) Maimonides, Moses, 1135-1204. Resurrection (Judaism) Rabbis -- Correspondance. Abulafia, Meir, 1180 (ca. ) -1244 -- Correspondance. OCLC lists 21 copies worldwide. Light wear Very Good Condition. (RAB-59-1)xx. Bookseller Inventory # 34557

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Title: KITAB ALRASAIL: METURGAM BE-`IVRIT. SEFER ...

Publisher: Paris: Yatsa Le-Or `al Yede Yehiel Bril

Publication Date: 1871

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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