SAADIA'S POLEMIC AGAINST HIWI AL-BALKHI: A FRAGMENT EDITED FROM A GENIZAH MS.

Davidson, Israel

Published by Jewish Theological Seminary of America, New York, 1915
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104 pages, 8vo. In Hebrew and English. First Edition. SUBJECT(S) : Karaites controversial literature; Philosophy Jewish; Cairo Genizah; Hiwi al-Balhi, 9th century. Davidson (18701939) was a scholar of medieval Hebrew literature. "He was born in Yonava, Lithuania In 1888, after a few years' study at Slobodka yeshivah, he emigrated to the United States . After completing his studies at Columbia University, he was director of the Hebrew Orphan Asylum and chaplain at the Sing Sing prison. In 1905 he began teaching Talmud at the Jewish Theological Seminary, New York, and in 1915 was appointed professor of medieval Hebrew literature. Among the most important works are Saadia's Polemic against Hiwi al-Balkhi (1915) " and numerous others. (Habermann, EJ) Signed by previous owner (Benjamin Bokser) on and page, otherwise Very Good condition. (RAB-57-16)xx. Bookseller Inventory # 26890

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Title: SAADIA'S POLEMIC AGAINST HIWI AL-BALKHI: A ...

Publisher: Jewish Theological Seminary of America, New York

Publication Date: 1915

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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