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Maimonides’ Principles

CONTENTS
Introduction

1

Chapter 1

Judaism and the secular dialectic

3

Chapter 2

The Divine and the purpose of creation

The first principle

24

Chapter 3

Accessing the Divine: prayer and creation

The second to fifth principles

43

Chapter 4

Expressing the Divine: the study of Torah and revelation

The sixth to ninth principles

64

Chapter 5

Implementing the Divine: mitzvos and redemption

The tenth to thirteenth principles

88