Moses Mendelssohn

A Biographical Study (Littman Library of Jewish Civilization)
  • 914 Pages
  • 2.45 MB
  • English
Oxford University Press, USA
Biography: historical, Biography: political, European history: c 1750 to c 1900, History of ideas, intellectual history, Jewish studies, Modern Western philosophy, c 1600 to the present, c 1700 to c 1800, Judaism, Philosophy, Germany, Reli
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9506718M
ISBN 100197100155
ISBN 139780197100158

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The era opened by Moses Mendelssohn (–86)—i.e., c. to c. —is sometimes called The son Moses Mendelssohn book an impoverished scribe called Menachem Mendel Dessau, he was known in Jewry as Moses Dessau but wrote as Mendelssohn, from the Hebrew ben Mendel (“the Son of Mendel”).

His own choice of the German Mendelssohn over the Hebrew. Moses Mendelssohn has books on Goodreads with ratings. Moses Mendelssohn’s most popular book is Jerusalem: Or on Religious Power and Judaism.

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Feiner's book is a fascinating look at an all-too-often misunderstood man. The book is highly accessible and the interested reader may finish this in one sitting. Highly recommended for anyone interested in the life of Moses Mendelssohn/5(6). Feiner’s book is the first that offers a full, human portrait of this fascinating man—uncommonly modest, acutely aware of his task as an intellectual pioneer, shrewd, traditionally Jewish, yet thoroughly conversant with the world around him—providing a vivid sense of Mendelssohn’s daily life as well as of his philosophical endeavors.

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Moses Mendelssohn was born in Dessau, a city in the state of Anhalt-Dessau in Germany, on September 6, As a child, he suffered from a disease that left him with a curvature of the spine. He was the son of a Torah scribe and his family was poor but learned.

He began a traditional Jewish education under David Fraenkel, the rabbi of Dessau. Moses Mendelssohn's Living Script: Philosophy, Practice, History, Judaism [Sacks, Elias] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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