The Kuzari was written by Judah Halevi (Spain, – ). Originally Sefer Kuzariספר הכוזרי. מחבר: יהודה 2 English, 3 Hebrew3 עברית, 2 אנגלית. Versions. the kuzari is not in stock right now a new print will be ready in a few weeks you can order the book now and it will be sent when we will have copies. “The Kuzari: In Defense of the Despised Faith” is the first new translation into English of The Kuzari since , annotated and explained based on the classic .

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The Way of God: As such, not only does he not contribute to society, he constitutes a threat to its foundations. The discussion of this issue occupies a good part of the fourth book of the Kuzari,62 and is worthy of being considered a unique contribu- tion to Arab thought. He judges the philosophers, on a nonhierarchical and egalitarian basis, as those who have strayed from the straight path of belief, whose ideas are baseless in most cases, and whose conclusions are occasionally heretical. See also Kuzari I, 8 [9].

This possibility is supported by a comparison with the version Judah ibn Tibbon used cf. Ships from and sold by Safra Judaica.

In the 12th century, Yehuda HaLevi authored a classic of world literature when he developed a vibrant dialogue between a Jewish scholar and a ruler from the kingdom of Khazar. See also Kaufmann, Geschichte der Attributenlehre, n. See also V, 21 [].

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You can help by adding to it. The paragraph in which the discussed excerpt appears ibid. This culture constituted a motivating and inspiring challenge for him, and his relationship with it is marked not by an imitative approach but by a critical and creative one.

His one extended work on strictly intellectual and religious topics, and in prose, this work is a must for anyone who wants to get a glimpse into HaLevi’s mind and world. Ben-Gurion University Press,11— Please try again later.

Mekize Nirdamim,4, lines 27—28; 92, line 7;line 12;lines 17—19;lines 51—52;lines 36— A English translation by Rabbi N. When the Israelites left Egypt they were all descendants of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob – there were no strangers among them. Daniel Korobkin is in print by Feldheim Publishers. Besides the 12th-century Hebrew translation of Judah ben Saul ibn Tibbonwhich passed through eleven printed editions 1st ed.

Berman, to be published in the Yale Judaica Series.

Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. As Jews—members of a small and scorned group in the Muslim realm—these literati were excluded from the central arenas of Arabic culture, and saw themselves as such.


Edinburgh University Press, Jews are smarter and more virtuous; they, and only they, with perhaps a few exceptions, are granted life after death. This is an essential read for anyone who wants to get a clear picture of HaLevi, the great medieval Jewish poet and superstar.

The prophets performed these tricks in order to deceive the masses and subjugate them to their rule.

Kuzari in English – Hausa-English Dictionary – Glosbe

Due to this necessary aspect, these laws precede in nature and in time that part of religious doctrine that rests on traditional obligation. Ebstein, Philosophy, Mysticism and Esotericism, 66— To the doctrine of emanation, based, according to him, upon the Aristotelian cosmological principle that no simple being can produce a compound being, he objects in the form of the following query: A Engish Treatise on Leadership in Islam, ed.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The book, published in Arabic, was called The Kuzariand it addresses a series of theological, philosophical, and ideological concerns posed by the Khazar enblish. Get to Know Us.