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The Anatomy of Figuration

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AuthorChristopher Buck
 
Title of item
The Anatomy of Figuration
 
Subtitle of item
Maimonides' Exegesis of Natural Convulsions in Apocalyptic Texts (Guide II.29)
Parent publication   Sephardic Heritage Update
Date of this edition 2020
LanguageEnglish
Permission author
Posted 2020-03-08 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Published Articles
URLbahai-library.com/buck_maimonides_exegesis
Abstract Insights of medieval Jewish philosopher Maimonides on figurative language and symbolic exegesis in his book The Guide for the Perplexed. The Baha'i Faith is mentioned in the Introduction; some interpretations are similar to concepts from the Iqan.
Tags Allegories and metaphors; Apocalypse; Bible; Christianity; Interfaith dialogue; Interpretation; Judaism; Kitab-i-Iqan (Book of Certitude); Maimonides; Messianism; Philosophy; Prophecies; Symbolism
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