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The Book of Doctrines and Beliefs

The Book of Doctrines and Beliefs( )
Author: Gaon, Saadya
Notes by: Altmann, Alexander
Translator: Altmann, Alexander
Editor: Frank, Daniel
Introduction by: Frank, Daniel
Series title:Hackett Classics Ser.
ISBN:978-0-87220-640-3
Publication Date:Sep 2002
Publisher:Hackett Publishing Company, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $43.00
Book Description:

Saadya ben Joseph al-Fayyumi (882-942), gaon (head) of the rabbinic academy at Sura and one of the preeminent Jewish thinkers of the medieval period, attempted to create a complete statement of Jewish religious philosophy in which all strands of philosophical thought were to be knit into a unified system. In The Book of Doctrines and Beliefs , Saadya sought to rescue believers from "a sea of doubt and the waters of confusion" into which they had been cast by Christianity, Islam, and...
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Book Details
Pages:200
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Judaism / General
Philosophy / Religious
Philosophy / History & Surveys / Medieval
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):0.351 x 8.385 x 5.421 Inches
Book Weight:0.763 Pounds



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