Originally published in 1948.

Moses Maimonides was one of the most powerful philosophers of the Middle Ages. The philosophical basis which he elaborated for Judaism had a profound influence on mediaeval Christian thinkers. This volume describes the full background of Maimonides’s thinking in its twelfth-century historical and religious context.


chapter |11 pages

Life and Background

chapter |16 pages


chapter |8 pages

General Characteristics

chapter |27 pages

Maimonides in the Synagogue

chapter |11 pages

Maimonides and Humanity