7 08, 2016

The Book of Beliefs and Opinions

By |2016-08-07T03:15:08-07:00August 7th, 2016|Book Reviews, Thoughts|

                                                          Saadiah Gaon's The Book of Beliefs and Opinions    Samuel Rosenblatt, who translated Saadiah Gaon's (882-942) philosophical classic The Book of Beliefs and Opinions into English [...]

16 11, 2014

Two mistaken notions of two atheists about morality

By |2014-11-19T05:27:36-07:00November 16th, 2014|Book Reviews, Thoughts|

  Atheist Mind, Humanist Heart By Bayer and Figdor Rowman & Littlefield, 2014, 178 pages ISBN 978-1-4422-3679-0 Cost: $27.69 While the authors of this easy to read book on atheism reject the idea that there is a God and that the Ten Commandments were divinely revealed, they maintain that people can learn what is true [...]

1 01, 2012

The Treatise on Resurrection is a Forgery

By |2012-05-02T16:06:42-07:00January 1st, 2012|Book Reviews|

Moses Maimonides’ Treatise on Resurrection An Inquiry into its Authenticity By Lea Naomi Goldfeld Ktav Publishing House, 1986, 167 pages     Maimonides made it very clear in his work called Chelek that he felt that the intellect goes to the world to come as soon as a person dies and remains there for eternity. He states [...]