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  • 1 PHILOSOPHY, JEWISH — This article is arranged according to the following outline: WHAT IS JEWISH PHILOSOPHY? recent histories of jewish philosophy biblical and rabbinic antecedents bible rabbinic literature hellenistic jewish philosophy philo of alexandria biblical… …

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  • 2 pragmatism — pragmatistic, adj. /prag meuh tiz euhm/, n. 1. character or conduct that emphasizes practicality. 2. a philosophical movement or system having various forms, but generally stressing practical consequences as constituting the essential criterion… …

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  • 3 Judaism — /jooh dee iz euhm, day , deuh /, n. 1. the monotheistic religion of the Jews, having its ethical, ceremonial, and legal foundation in the precepts of the Old Testament and in the teachings and commentaries of the rabbis as found chiefly in the… …

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  • 4 Anton Dereser — (also known as Thaddaeus a Sancto Adamo, OCD) (3 February 1757, Fahr, Franconia –15 or 16 June 1827, Breslau) was a Discalced Carmelite professor of hermeneutics and Middle Eastern languages. Dereser was a Catholic representative of the… …

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  • 5 Jean-Baptiste Pérès — (1752 1840) was a French physicist best known for his 1827 pamphlet Grand Erratum a polemical satire, translated into many European languages, that attempted in the interest of conservative theology, to reduce to an absurdity the purely negative… …

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  • 6 Margaret Murray — For other people named Margaret Murray, see Margaret Murray (disambiguation). Margaret Alice Murray Born 13 July 1863 Kolkata, India Died 13 November 1963(1963 11 13) …

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  • 7 Theism — Theism, in its most inclusive usage, is the belief in at least one deity. Some narrower usages specify that the deity believed in be a distinct identifiable entity, thereby being contrasted with pantheism. Other narrower usages specify that the… …

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  • 8 Acestes — or Egestes (Greek polytonic|Ἄκέστης) was, in Roman mythology, the son of the Sicilian river god Crinisus by a Dardanian or Trojan woman named Egesta or Segesta. [Virgil, Aeneid i. 195, 550, v. 36, 711, c.] According to Servius, this woman Egesta… …

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  • 9 Timaeus (historian) — For other persons named Timaeus (including Timaeus of Locri, the character who appears in Plato s Socratic dialogues) see Timaeus. Timaeus (ca. 345 ca. 250 BC, Greek Polytonic|Τιμαῖος), ancient Greek historian, was born at Tauromenium in Sicily.… …

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  • 10 Septimus J. Hanna — Hanna, Septimus J, C.S.D. (July 29, 1845 – July 23, 1921), an American Civil War veteran and a judge in the Old West, was a student of Mary Baker Eddy, who was the discover and founder of Christian Science. He was a Christian Science… …

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  • 11 Peter Abelard — Infobox Philosopher region = Western Philosophers era = Medieval Philosophy color = #B0C4DE |thumb image caption = Abaelardus and Heloïse surprised by Master Fulbert , by Romanticist painter Jean Vignaud (1819) name = Pierre Abélard birth = 1079… …

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  • 12 TÜBINGEN —    (13), a celebrated university town of Würtemberg, 18 m. SW. of Stuttgart; is quaint and crowded in the old town, but spreads out into spacious and handsome suburbs, where is situated the new university. Under Melanchthon and Reuchlin the old… …

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  • 13 Renan, Ernest — (1823 1892)    writer    A leading philologist and historian of religion, Ernest Renan, who was born in Tréguier and had been destined for the priesthood since early youth, began seminary studies and had a serious religious crisis at age 22… …

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  • 14 fundamentalist — 1920 in the religious sense (as is fundamentalism), from FUNDAMENTAL (Cf. fundamental) + IST (Cf. ist). Coined in Amer.Eng. to name a movement among Protestants c.1920 25 based on scriptural inerrancy, etc., and associated with William Jennings… …

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  • 15 neology — n. 1. Neologism, use of new words or phrases. 2. (Theol.) Rationalism, rationalistic interpretation …

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  • 16 rationalism — n. (Theol.) Rationalistic interpretation (of the Scriptures) …

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  • 17 BAḤYA BEN ASHER BEN ḤLAVA — (13th century), exegete, preacher, and kabbalist. His great commentary on the Pentateuch (Naples, 1492. was written in 1291. According to tradition, he lived in Saragossa and served there as dayyan and preacher. He was a disciple of Solomon b.… …

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  • 18 education — /ej oo kay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. 2. the act or process of… …

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  • 19 KABBALAH — This entry is arranged according to the following outline: introduction general notes terms used for kabbalah the historical development of the kabbalah the early beginnings of mysticism and esotericism apocalyptic esotericism and merkabah… …

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  • 20 List of biblical commentaries —  This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Herbermann, Charles, ed (1913). Commentaries on the Bible . Catholic Encyclopedia. Robert Appleton Company …

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