Moses Mendelssohn: Writings on Judaism, Christianity, & the Bible

Moses Mendelssohn Writings on Judaism Christianity the Bible Runner up for the National Jewish Book AwardGerman Jewish philosopher Moses Mendelssohn is best known in the English speaking world for his Jerusalem the first attempt to present Juda

  • Title: Moses Mendelssohn: Writings on Judaism, Christianity, & the Bible
  • Author: Moses Mendelssohn
  • ISBN: 9781584656852
  • Page: 365
  • Format: Paperback
  • Runner up for the National Jewish Book AwardGerman Jewish philosopher Moses Mendelssohn 1729 1786 is best known in the English speaking world for his Jerusalem 1783 , the first attempt to present Judaism as a religion compatible with the ideas of the Enlightenment While incorporating much of Jerusalem, Michah Gottlieb s volume seeks to expand knowledge of Mendelssohn sRunner up for the National Jewish Book AwardGerman Jewish philosopher Moses Mendelssohn 1729 1786 is best known in the English speaking world for his Jerusalem 1783 , the first attempt to present Judaism as a religion compatible with the ideas of the Enlightenment While incorporating much of Jerusalem, Michah Gottlieb s volume seeks to expand knowledge of Mendelssohn s thought by presenting translations of many of his other seminal writings from the German or Hebrew originals These writings include essays, commentaries, unpublished reflections, and personal letters.Part One includes selections from the three major controversies of Mendelssohn s life, all of which involved polemical encounters with Christian thinkers Part Two presents selections from Mendelssohn s writings on the Bible Part Three offers texts that illuminate Mendelssohn s thoughts on a diverse range of religious topics, including God s existence, the immortality of the soul, and miracles Designed for class adoption, the volume contains annotations and an introduction by the editor.

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