Selections from the Guide for the Perplexed – Maimonides

Selections (Chapters 1 and 51) from The Guide for the Perplexed
By Moses Maimonides (the Rambam, Moses the Egyptian, 1135-1204)
Translated by Michael Friedländer [1903 edition]
Read by Dan Attrell

Topics: Chapter 1: The Incorporeality of God (Against the Islamic Kalam literalist school), On the Tselem (Form); Chapter 51: On the Simile of the King in his Palace, On Achieving Union with the First Intellect, On the Binsica/Mors Osculi/morte di bacio (Death of the Kiss).

Please forgive my pronunciation on the small handful of Hebrew words.

Text available here: https://www.sacred-texts.com/jud/gfp/index.htm

Selections from The Guide for the Perplexed (3.29-30)

Topics: A polemical chapter on the folly of the astral magic, idolatry, and paganism (Sabianism) in the Nabatean Agriculture, the pseudo-Aristotelian Hermetica, etc.

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