Judaism: Of Reason & Revelation

Sacred Scripture offers one way of looking at life, man's reason another. Often the two seem to conflict. The problem of reconciling them is as timely as Tillich, but it is one that each generation has always had to face, struggling to find its own solutions.

Few efforts to bridge the gap be tween reason and revelation have had longer life or greater influence than the Guide of the Perplexed, written more than seven centuries ago by Rabbi Moses ben Maimon, better known (by the Greek form of his name) as Maimonides. Just...

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