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The Anatomy of Figuration

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
Permission author
Posted 2020-03-08 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Published Articles
Abstract Insights of medieval Jewish philosopher Maimonides on figurative language and symbolic exegesis in his book The Guide for the Perplexed. The Bahá'í 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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