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Maimonides (Jewish Encounters) free pdf Sherwin B. Nuland best-selling author of "How We Die" focuses his surgeon s eye and writer s pen on this greatest of rabbis, most intriguing of Jewish philosophers, and most honored of Jewish doctors. Moses Maimonides was a Renaissance man before there was a Renaissance: a great physician, a dazzling Torah scholar, a daring philosopher. Eight hundred years after his death, his notions about God, faith, the afterlife, and the Messiah still stir debate- his life as a physician still inspires- and the enigmas of his character still fascinate. Nuland's portrait of Maimonides that makes his life, his times, and his thought accessible to the general reader as they have never been before."

About Sherwin B. Nuland

Sherwin B. Nuland, M.D., is the author of ten previous books, including "How We Die: Reflections on Life s Final Chapter" which won the National Book Award. He is a clinical professor of surgery at Yale University, where he also teaches bioethics and medical history. He lives with his family in Connecticut."

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Author : Sherwin B. Nuland
Publisher : Schocken Books
Data Published : 31 August 2008
ISBN : 0805211500
EAN : 9780805211504
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 256 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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