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Moses Mendelssohn : writings on Judaism, Christianity, and the Bible

Author: Moses Mendelssohn; Michah Gottlieb; Curtis Bowman; Elias Sacks; Allan Arkush
Publisher: Waltham, Mass. : Brandeis University Press, ©2011.
Series: Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry series.; Brandeis library of modern Jewish thought.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An English translation of key works, many never before translated, by Moses Mendelssohn, the founder of modern Jewish philosophy.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Early works
Works to 1900
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2011027263
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Moses Mendelssohn; Michah Gottlieb; Curtis Bowman; Elias Sacks; Allan Arkush
ISBN: 1611682142 9781611682144 1283309165 9781283309165
OCLC Number: 759037112
Awards: Commended for National Jewish Book Award (Anthology/Collection) 2011
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Lavater's dedication --
Open letter to Lavater --
From "counter-reflections to Bonnet's Palingenesis" --
Letter to Rabbi Jacob Emden, 26 October 1773 --
Letter to "a man of rank" (Rochus Friedrich Graf von Lynar) --
From the preface to Vindiciae Judaeorum --
"The search for light and right" --
Mörschel's postscript --
From Jerusalem, or on Religious Power and Judaism --
From letter to Naphtali Herz Homberg --
From Jacobi's On the Doctrine of Spinoza --
From Morning Hours --
From To Lessing's Friends --
From introduction to Commentary on Ecclesiastes --
Introduction to translation of Psalms --
From letter to August Hennings, 29 June 1779 --
From Light for the Path --
Selections from the Bi'ur --
On the religious legitimacy of studying logic --
An ontological proof for God's existence --
A cosmological proof for God's existence --
A proof for the immortality of the soul --
A rational foundation for ethics --
On the possibility of miracles --
On the reliability of miracles.
Series Title: Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry series.; Brandeis library of modern Jewish thought.
Other Titles: Works.
Writings on Judaism, Christianity, and the Bible
Responsibility: edited by Michah Gottlieb ; translations by Curtis Bowman, Elias Sacks, and Allan Arkush.

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