By Joshua Parens
Until the final century, it used to be in most cases agreed that Maimonides was once an exceptional defender of Judaism, and Spinoza—as an Enlightenment recommend for secularization—among its key rivals. in spite of the fact that, a brand new scholarly consensus has lately emerged that the lessons of the 2 philosophers have been in reality a lot nearer than was once formerly suggestion. In his perceptive new publication, Joshua Parens units out to problem the now major view of Maimonides as a protomodern forerunner to Spinoza—and to teach leader cause to learn Maimonides is in reality to achieve distance from our steadily secularized worldview.
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