The Guide for the Perplexed

The Guide for the Perplexed

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IN compliance with a desire repeatedly expressed by the Committee of the Hebrew Literature Society, I have undertaken to translate Maimonides Dalalat al-H?airin, better known by the Hebrew title Moreh Nebuchim, and I offer the first instalment of my labours in the present volume. This containsa€”(1) A short Life of Maimonides, in which special attention is given to his alleged apostasy. (2) An analysis of the whole of the Moreh Nebuchim. (3) A translation of the First Part of this work from the Arabic, with explanatory and critical notes.... the best of men, who in all their thoughts and acts cling to the Most Perfect Being, who aspire after the greatest possible knowledge of God, and strive to serve their Maker in the practice of a€œlovingkindness, righteousness, and justice. ... was then not yet able to test your powers of apprehension, and I thought that your desire might possibly exceed your capacity. But when you had gone with me through a course of astronomy, after having completed the [other] elementary studies whichanbsp;...

Title:The Guide for the Perplexed
Author:Moses Maimonides, Aeterna Press
Publisher:Aeterna Press - 1948


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