TITLE

Jacob vs. The Married Harlot: Intertextual Foils in the Guide of the Perplexed

AUTHOR(S)
Diamond, James A.
PUB. DATE
October 2000
SOURCE
Journal of Jewish Thought & Philosophy (Routledge);Oct2000, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a literary analysis of the book 'Guide of the Perplexed,' by Moses Maimonides. Motivations for Maimonides' choice of biblical examples; Dialogue between prototypes of parabolic language; Internal significance of Jacob's dream appearing in the book; Interplay of text and prooftext in the book.
ACCESSION #
3812251

 

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