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The Culture of Greece- A Blessing or a Curse

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Nov 29, 2021
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The Talmud discusses a relatively limited prohibition on studying "Greek Wisdom" while the Rambam, a clear admirer of Aristotle, writes that his day the prohibition no longer applies. Given the struggles of the Maccabees against Hellenism, how should we approach the contributions of Greek culture?

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