Elijah Benamozegh and Evolutionary Theory: A Nineteenth Century Italian Kabbalist's Panentheistic Response to Darwin

@article{Langton2016ElijahBA,
  title={Elijah Benamozegh and Evolutionary Theory: A Nineteenth Century Italian Kabbalist's Panentheistic Response to Darwin},
  author={Daniel R. Langton},
  journal={European Journal of Jewish Studies},
  year={2016},
  volume={10},
  pages={223-245}
}
  • D. Langton
  • Published 16 August 2016
  • Philosophy
  • European Journal of Jewish Studies
The Italian rabbi and philosopher Elijah Benamozegh (1823–1900) engaged widely with non-Jewish European culture, especially with regard to theology, philosophy and science. With respect to evolutionary theory, his views went through three stages. These stages correspond to his engagement with ideas of transmutation in three key works, namely, the Hebrew biblical commentary ʾEm la-miqra⁠ʾ (1862–1865), the Italian theological treatise Teologia dogmatica e apologetica (1877), and his posthumous… 
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