Converts, heretics, and lepers: Maimonides and the outsider

The convert (ger): metaphor of Jewishness -- The leper: illness as contemplative metaphor -- Elisha ben Abuyah and the hubris of the heretic -- The king: the ethics of imperial humility -- The sage/philosopher: a solitude of universalism -- God, the supreme outsider: indwelling (shekhinah) as metaph...

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Main Author: Diamond, James A. 1953-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Notre Dame, Ind University of Notre Dame Press c 2007
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Maimonides, Moses 1135-1204 / Religious philosophy / Outsider
Further subjects:B Other (Philosophy)
B Maimonides, Moses 1135-1204
B God (Judaism)
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Summary:The convert (ger): metaphor of Jewishness -- The leper: illness as contemplative metaphor -- Elisha ben Abuyah and the hubris of the heretic -- The king: the ethics of imperial humility -- The sage/philosopher: a solitude of universalism -- God, the supreme outsider: indwelling (shekhinah) as metaphor for outdwelling -- Deconstructing God's indwelling: the challenge to Halevi -- Sabbath: the temporal outsider
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-316) and indexes
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The convert (ger): metaphor of Jewishness -- The leper: illness as contemplative metaphor -- Elisha ben Abuyah and the hubris of the heretic -- The king: the ethics of imperial humility -- The sage/philosopher: a solitude of universalism -- God, the supreme outsider: indwelling (shekhinah) as metaphor for outdwelling -- Deconstructing God's indwelling: the challenge to Halevi -- Sabbath: the temporal outsider
ISBN:0268025924