163 - Burnt Offerings: The Maimonides Controversy
Maimonides’ works provoke a bitter dispute among Jews in France and Spain over the relation of philosophy to Judaism.
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• H.D. Chavel, Ramban: His Life and Teachings (New York: 1960).
• Y.T. Langermann, “Acceptance and Devaluation: Naḥmanides’ Attitude towards Science,” Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy 1 (1992), 223-45.
• I. Twersky (ed.), Rabbi Moses Nahmanides (Ramban): Explorations in his Religious and Literary Virtuosity (Cambridge: 1983).
• J. Sarachek, Faith and Reason: the Conflict over the Rationalism of Maimonides (Williamsport: 1935).
• D. Schwarz, “The Debate over the Maimonidean Theory of Providence in Thirteenth-Century Jewish Philosophy,” Jewish Studies Quarterly 2 (1995), 185-96.
• D.J. Silver, Maimonidean Criticism and the Maimonidean Controversy 1180-1240 (Leiden: 1965).