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The " Rambam Revival " in Early Modern Jewish Thought : Maskilim , Mitnagdim , and Hasidim on Maimonides ’ Guide of the Perplexed

@inproceedings{Nadler2005TheR,
  title={The " Rambam Revival " in Early Modern Jewish Thought : Maskilim , Mitnagdim , and Hasidim on Maimonides ’ Guide of the Perplexed},
  author={A. Nadler},
  year={2005}
}
There is an assumption in the title of this paper that begs the following ques tion: Was there in fact a signifIcant and sustained "Rambam Revival" in the modern period? The very notion of a modern Jewish Maimonidean renais sance implies that there had been an extended historical period during which Maimonides was not of widespread interest and his works not studied in the Jewish world, a deficiency that was subsequently addressed and remedied by this alleged "Rambam revival." In evaluating the… Expand
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