Cambridge, Massachusetts and Lonson, England: Harvard University Center for Jewish Studies, distributed by Harvard University Press, 1987. Softbound. Octavo, paper covers, viii, 521 pp. Very Good. Item #87929
Articles are "Lurianic Kabbaah in a Platonic Key: Abraham Cohen Herrara's 'Puerto del Cielo,'" Alexander Altmann, "Halakhah, Kabbalah and Society: Some Insights into Rabbi Menahem Azariah de Fano's Inner World, Robert Bonfil, "Menasseh ben Israel's 'Nishmat Hayyim' and the Concept of Evil in Seventeenth-Century Jewish Thought," Joseph Dan, "Foundations of Biblical Philology in the Seventeenth Century Christian and Jewish Dimensions," Moshe Goshen-Gottstein, "The Intellectual Activity of the Jews of the Ottoman Empire During the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries," Joseph Hacker, "Differing Conceptions of Kabbalah in the Early 17th Century," Moshe Idel, "Menasseh ben Israel the Apologist and the Christian Study of Maimonides' 'Mishneh Torah,'" Aaron L. Katchen, "Mysticism and Relaity: Towards a Portrit of the Martyr and Kabbalist, R. Samson Ostropoler," Yehuda Liebes, "Moneylending in the Seventeenth Century. Jewish Vernacular Apologetica," Benjamin Ravid, "Emunat Hakhamim," Shalom Rosenberg, "Unicorns, Great Beasts and the Marvelous Variety of Things in Nature in the Thought of Abraham B. Hananiah Yagel," David B. Ruderman, "The Influence of Cordovero on Seventeenth-Century Jewish Thought," Bracha Sack, "Leone da Modena's Historical Thinking," Bezalel Safran, "Biblical Religion and Political Rationality in Simone Luzzatto, Maimonides and Spinoza," Bernard Septimus, "Halakhah and Society in the Writings of Leone da Modena," Shlomo Simonsohn, "Law and Spirituality in the Seventeenth Century: A Case Study in R. Yair Hayyimm Bacharach," Isadore Twersky, "Eliahu Montalto's 'Suitable and Incontrovertible Propositions' - A Seventeenth-Century Anti-Christian Polemic," Bernard Cooperman, "Spinoza's Tractatus Theologico-Politicus and the Jewish Philosophical Tradition," Shlomo Pines.