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Ilosophy in which all strands of philosophical thought were to be knit into a unified system In 'The Book of Doctrines Beliefs' Saadya sought to rescue believers from 'a sea of doubt the waters of confusion' into which they h. n the 10th century Saadia Gaon a Babylonian Torah scholar wrote this book to address a wide variety of topics using both reason and scripture In addition to endorsing traditional Jewish views Saadia sought to address topics seemingly left up for grabs by the Torah Tbe book begins with the most abstract material and then gets specific and perhaps a bit less deep towards the endThe first two chapters or treatises address tbe nature of creation In the first and deepest chapter Saadia seeks to prove that God cre

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Ad been cast by Christianity Islam other faiths By employing philosophical or kalamic argumentation to examine defend traditional Jewish beliefs Saadya hoped to turn blind faith into conviction based on rational understanding. This isn t the first time I ve read it in the original Hebrew as translated by Rabbi Kappach ztl Every time I learn something new

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Yale Judaica series 1 Saadya ben Joseph al Fayyumi 882 942 gaon head of the rabbinic academy at Sura one of the preeminent Jewish thinkers of the medieval period attempted to create a complete statement of Jewish religious ph. First major Jewish philosophical work of the Middle Ages Saadya writes with a clarity and sense that makes his arguments impressive and enjoyable He remains relevant over 1000 years after he lived


6 thoughts on “Amānāt wa al iʻtiādāt

  1. says:

    First major Jewish philosophical work of the Middle Ages Saadya writes with a clarity and sense that makes his arguments impressive an

  2. says:

    n the 10th century Saadia Gaon a Babylonian Torah scholar wrote this book to address a wide variety of topics using both reason and scripture In addition to endorsing traditional Jewish views Saadia sought to address topics seemingly left up for grabs by the Torah Tbe book begins with the most abstract material and then gets specific and perhaps a bit less deep towards the endThe first two chapters or treatises address tbe nature of creatio

  3. says:

    This isn't the first time I've read it in the original Hebrew as translated by Rabbi Kappach ztl Every time I learn something new

  4. says:

    Perhaps the first systemization of Judaism as a philosophically sound project Written in tenth century Babylon Saadya an important community teacher has to contend with numerous challenges Karaties rejecting the Rabbinic writings; Christians claiming Incarnation; Muslims insisting on aniconic monotheism; traditional Jews wary of “Greek” thinking; ‘secular’ philosophers skeptical of revealed religion Saadya takes

  5. says:

    This novel taught me a lot about philosophy of religion and made me think critically about beliefs in general

  6. says:

    indeed one of the best I enjoid

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