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Guide for the Perplexed of Our Time
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Moreh Nevukhe ha-Zeman (Guide for the Perplexed of Our Time) is the title of the uncompleted magnum opus by Nachman Krochmal (1785–1840, acronym: Ranak), posthumously published in 1851 by Leopold Zunz. The complex body of work, which deals with an extraordinarily broad spectrum of topics, is a significant contribution to modern Jewish philosophy and to the Wissenschaft des Judentums. Differently than Maimonides, whose Moreh Nevukhim (…

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Kaplan, Lawrence, “Guide for the Perplexed of Our Time”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 29 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0558>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20200106



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