A guide for the perplexed is a short book by e f schumacher published in 1977 the title is a reference to maimonidess the guide for the perplexed schumacher himself considered a guide for the perplexed to be his most important achievement . The guide for the perplexed hebrew the most popular english translation is the two volume set the guide of the perplexed translated by shlomo pines with an extensive introductory essay by leo strauss published in 1963. A guide for the perplexed is a richly layered book that leaves a readergrateful and impressed jewish daily forward readers will be taken in by this literary thrillers fast paced plot and complicated but well imaged characters. Ef schumachers second book a guide for the perplexed starts out by describing a map he consulted in leningrad before the fall of the ussr to find out where he was only to find out that it had ommitted several enormous churches that were right in front of him. Maimonides published the guide for the perplexed in 1190 as an effort to reconcile aristotelian philosophy with the theology of the hebrew bible it is considered a canonical religious masterpiece and greatly influenced both thomas aquinas and duns scotus
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