Moses Maimonides: Loving God with the Mind: Jewish Faculty Lecture Series: Ross Brann| 1hr : 06mins
Director: Cornell University | Producer: Cornell University
Focus Years: 2009 | Country: United States
As part of Cornell Hillel's Jewish Faculty Lecture Series, Ross Brann, M.R. Konvitz Professor of Judeo-Islamic Studies in the Near Eastern Studies department, speaks about "Moses Maimonides: Loving God with the Mind." Maimonides was a prominent Jewish philosopher and scholar of the Torah, who codified Jewish law and ethics. In this talk, Dr. Ross Brann explores the perspective of Maimonides on the nature of true monotheistic devotion, and the essence of personal knowing of God in Judaism.