Derech HaShem (The “Way of God”) is a philosophical text written in the s by Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzatto. It systematizes the basic principles of Jewish. 20 hours ago Given 12/29/ by Rabbi Mendel Kessin | Glossary. Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzato’s (RaMChaL) Derech Hashem, is probably the most systematic exposition of Jewish fundamentals ever written, exploring Divine.

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It systematizes the basic principles of Jewish belief regarding the existence of GodGod’s purpose in creationand the logical consequence of other concepts in Judaism.

He earned a living as a diamond cutter. In a way, the prefatory materials were more informative than the text, helping to establish just how rare–and difficult–such a thing as systematic theology is. Jan 17, Eli Mandel rated it it was ok Shelves: Tirtsa Quinn rated it it was amazing Sep 29, Just a moment hxshem we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Feldheim published Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan z”l’s tranlation To ask other readers questions about Way of Godplease sign up. But there are too many holes. Maybe at some point I’ll modify this review to try to explain the oneness of G-d, but I think it’s probably more worthwhile to go read it yourself.

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He was excommunicated in his native Padua as a closet Sabbatean. Presented from a Kabbalistic te, yet presupposing no prior knowledge and without the use of Kabbalistic terminology, this work provides a foundation for understanding the worldview and ideas found in the Zoharthe writings of Rabbi Isaac Luria the Ari’zal and other Kabbalistic works.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Rod Dukhovny rated it it was amazing Apr 14, This hasyem tells you what a Jew should think.

Adam Johnstone rated it it was amazing Dec 03, I am working through this classic of Jewish philosophy a bit at a time. Books by Moshe Chayim Luzzatto. Ogd rated it it was amazing Jan 19, It made for a good read but I kept asking myself “how does he know this?


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Retrieved from ” https: There, he wrote his classic text, “Messilat Yesharim” as well as “Derech Hashem. The 1st of three works that are considered by some a pathway to prophecy. Make a Donation Mail Your Wzy to:.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. This article relies largely or entirely on a single source. This book is hsahem yet featured on Listopia. View all 3 comments. Supposedly this is the book that lays real Judaism straight. Discuses creation and its parts from a simple understandable kabalistic perspective but contains great truth and poetry.

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