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How Maimonides’ son brought Sufi practices into Judaism

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Published: 9 February 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Interview with Elisha Russ-Fishbane — Judaism, Sufism, and the Pietists of Medieval Egypt: a study of Abraham Maimonides and his circle

Rabbi Abraham, the son of Maimonides, thought that 13th century Judaism was in decline compared to the classical age of the Bible and Talmud and that it could only be restored by following contemporary Islamic practices.

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