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The Image of the Black in Jewish Culture : A History of the Other
those found in Moses ibn Ezra’s Book of Conversation and Discussion (Kitab almuhadara wal-mudhakara), Judah Halevi’s Kuzari: The Book of Refutation and Proof on the Despised Faith (Kitab al-raddExpand
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JETHRO'S ADVICE IN MEDIEVAL AND EARLY MODERN JEWISH AND CHRISTIAN POLITICAL THOUGHT
Jethro's advice to Moses about how to organize the political system of the ancient Jewish state (Ex. 18:13-27; Deut. 1:12-17) was one of the three major biblical sources which were used in medievalExpand
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ISAAC ABRAVANEL AND ARISTOTLE'S POLITICS: A DRAMA OF ERRORS
Aristotle's Politics was almost unknown in medieval Jewish philoso phy, which in its political thought was mainly based upon Plato's Republic as transmitted by the Muslim commentators. This is whyExpand
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Hebraic Aspects of the Renaissance
This collection of essays offers a fresh look into Christian-Jewish cultural interactions during the Renaissance and beyond. Christian scholars, it is shown, were deeply immersed in a variety ofExpand
THE ATTITUDE TOWARDS DEMOCRACY IN MEDIEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHY
In his various writings Professor DJ. Elazar characterized the Jewish polity as a "republic with strong democratic overtones," which nevertheless was in reality generally an "aristocratic repub licExpand
Politics and the State
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