Die konzeption Des messias bei maimoniDes und die fruehmittelalterliche islamische philosophie (MaimoniDes' concept of the messiah and early medieval islamic philosophy) (review)

Philosophy East and West 61 (4):723-726 (2011)
Francesca Albertini's voluminous study, Die Konzeption des Messias bei Maimonides und die fruehmittelalterliche islamische Philosophie, wishes to put a fresh emphasis on the link between Maimonides' concept of the Messiah and his ideal of the leader as a political figure. For Maimonides, Albertini argues, the arrival of the Messiah will be realized only through human effort and appropriate behavior: it is man who bears responsibility for this event through his moral actions. The Messiah, on the other hand, as the leader of the community, seeks to implement the new order in society through which Divine Law will be established and followed precisely. Hence, the Messiah's arrival is not an apocalyptic, eschatological ..
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DOI 10.1353/pew.2011.0060
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