Judaism in the Theology of Sir Isaac Newton (International by M. Goldish

By M. Goldish

This e-book is predicated on my doctoral dissertation from the Hebrew collage of Jerusalem (1996) of an analogous identify. As a master's scholar, engaged on a completely assorted undertaking, i used to be good conscious that lots of Newton's theological manuscripts have been positioned in our personal Jewish nationwide and collage Library, yet i used to be less than the unsuitable assumption that ratings of hugely certified students needs to be assiduously scouring them and publishing their effects. It by no means happened to me to examine them in any respect till, having fmished my master's, I spoke to Professor David Katz at Tel-Aviv college approximately an concept I had for doctoral study. Professor Katz knowledgeable me that the undertaking I had prompt was once one that he himself had simply fmished, yet that i would have an interest in engaged on the well-known Newton manuscripts within the context of a undertaking being equipped by means of him, Richard Popkin, James strength, and the past due Betty Jo Teeter Dobbs, to review and put up Newton's theological fabric. I requested him no matter if he used to be no longer sending me into the shark-infested waters of hugely aggressive scholarship, and discovered that during truth there have been just a handful of students on the planet who actively studied and released on Newton's theology. on the time the crowd consisted quite often of Popkin, strength, Dobbs, Frank Manuel, Kenneth Knoespel, and David Castillejo.

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