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Letters Of Certain Jews To Monsieur Voltaire: Containing An Apology For Their Own People And For The Old Testament

Phillip Lefanu

""Letters of Certain Jews to Monsieur Voltaire: Containing an Apology for Their Own People and for the Old Testament"" is a book written by Phillip Lefanu. The book is a collection of letters written by Jewish scholars to the famous French writer and philosopher, Voltaire. The letters are written in response to Voltaire's criticisms of Judaism and the Old Testament in his writings. The letters provide a defense of Judaism and the Old Testament, addressing the criticisms raised by Voltaire. The authors of the letters argue that Judaism is a religion of reason and morality, and that the Old Testament contains valuable lessons for humanity. They also argue that Voltaire's criticisms are based on misunderstandings and misinterpretations of Jewish beliefs and practices. The book offers a unique perspective on the relationship between Judaism and Enlightenment thought, as well as on the intellectual debates of the time. It also sheds light on the experiences and perspectives of Jewish scholars in the 18th century. Overall, ""Letters of Certain Jews to Monsieur Voltaire"" is a valuable resource for anyone interested in the history of Jewish thought and the Enlightenment, as well as for those interested in the relationship between religion and reason.Two Volumes In One. With Critical Reflections, And A Short Commentary Extracted From A Greater; With Christian Notes And Additions On Various Parts Of The Work.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 26th, 2006
  • Pages: 616
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 1.37in - 1.96lb
  • EAN: 9781428613263
  • Categories: LettersDiaries & JournalsJudaism - General