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On the events of the periodand theirimpacton the Jews, see recentlyIsrael Yuval,"Yehudim,Husitim,ve-Germanim'al pi ha-keroniqah'GilgulBenei Hushim,"Zion54 (1989): 275-320; Zevi Baras,"'Al BehalatYehudeiAshkenazbi-yemeimasa'ha-selavneged ha-Husitim(1421),"Zion 55 (1990):246-248. Our reading of Sefer Hadrat Qodesh, furthermore,will offer importantsignposts to the historicalimpactof Jewish philosophyon late medievalAshkenazicculture. Sefer Hadrat Qodesh has three parts. The first part is a restatement of Maimonides'ThirteenPrinciplesof Faith.

Judah Minz and R. Joseph Kolon. 8. , p. 178. 198 JOSEPHM. He writesconcerningR. JacobMoellin(d. 9 Once again, Muelhausen,who did study philosophy,is takento be the solitaryexception. For amongthe sages of Ashkenaz,who in thatgenerationknew anythingof these matters? Bothof Muelhausen's colleagueson the Praguerabbiniccourt,R. AvigdorKaraand R. Shalem wrote on philosophicaltopics and was familiarwith the writingsof al-Ghazzali, Narboni, and Gersonides, among others. Kupfer also publishedthe text of a correspondenceon theological-philosophical topics betweenMenahem Shalemand R.

19. 52. , p. 39a. Cf. Tosafot on Nidah 17a; JoshuaTrachtenberg, Jewish Magic and Superstition,paperbacked. (New York,1987), p. 128. , Jerusalem,1964), pp. 51-52, on Lev. " 208 JOSEPH M. The excrement is separatedfrom the body, the wine from the vineyard,the afterbirthfrom the child,andthe twinsfromeachother,butthereis a connectionof sensation that continuesto join them; so the humansoul, Simeon b. Samuelargues, remainsjoined to the body for some time afterdeathand may experience sensationandpain.

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