Nachmanides on Curses and Magic

By |2014-09-14T01:19:58-07:00September 14th, 2014|Thoughts|

                                                    Nachmanides on Curses and Magic[1]     The biblical portion Nizavim, Deuteronomy 29:9-30:20, offers us an opportunity to observe some problematic ideas of the great thirteenth century Spanish Jewish sage, Nachmanides, ideas common among people of his time, but rejected by many people today.   Idolatry, magic, and divination Nachmanides’ view of [...]