Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 August 2011

234 Pages

ISBN: 9781906764234

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Limits of Orthodox Theology

Maimonides' Thirteen Principles Reappraised

Marc B. Shapiro

The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization in association with Liverpool University Press

This book takes issue with the widespread assumption that Maimonides' famous Thirteen Principles are the last word in Orthodox Jewish theology. The author shows that numerous traditional theologians in the last 900 years have in fact taken issue with Maimonides' principles, both in their details as well as with regard to certain fundamental points