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Moses Maimonides Colloquium
9 June 2013

Academy Program of the Jewish Museum Berlin

Text of Maimonides (detail)

Text of Maimonides (detail)

The little recognized but ongoing influence of Moses Maimonides in Christian-Arabic, Muslim and Christian Latin thought is central to this second Maimonides Colloquium. Three scholars shed light on these topics in short presentations and discussions.

Gregor Schwarb, Lukas Muehlethaler, and Görge K. Hasselhoff

Gregor Schwarb, Lukas Muehlethaler, and Görge K. Hasselhoff
© Research Unit Intellectual History of the Islamicate World, FU Berlin (1+2); Görge K. Hasselhoff (3)

The Speakers:

Gregor Schwarb
Freie Universität Berlin
discovers that one of Maimonides’ concepts of the "Divine Wisdom" and "Divine Pedagogy" inspired the doctrine of the Trinity in Coptic-Arabic literature.


9 June 2013, 2-4 pm


Old Building, second level, Great Hall




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Lukas Muehlethaler
Freie Universität Berlin
tracks the afterlife of Maimonides’ philosophical theories for the existence, unity and incorporeality of God in Muslim-Arabic philosophy.

Görge K. Hasselhoff
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
presents the astute treatment of Maimonides’ doctrine of God in "Guide of the Perplexed" by the Christian theologian Meister Eckhart.

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