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Knowing God and Moshe's Face Blindness

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Feb 1, 2011
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Venue: ATID, Jerusalem ATID, Jerusalem

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Rambam 

References: Shemoneh Perakim (Rambam): Intro to Chapter 5 

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Rambam's Shemonah Perakim - chapter 4 (concluded) and intro to chapter 5 on limits and paradoxes of "Knowing God" and what it means that Moshe cannot see God's "face"- Series from WebYeshiva.org (Part 11 of 16). References essay by Rav Ahron Soloveichik zt"l, "A Glimpse at Eternity from a Hospital Dungeon" (in his "Logic of the Heart"); as well as Oliver Sacks on face-blindness in "The New Yorker" (Aug. 30, 2010) as well as in his book "The Mind's Eye".

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