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Joel L. Kraemer
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JOEL L. KRAEMER, John Henry Barrows Professor Emeritus in the Divinity School and the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago, is the author of Humanism in the Renaissance of Islam and Philosophy in the Renaissance of Islam, and is the editor of Perspectives on Maimonides. He lives in Chicago, Illinois.

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The Life and World of One of Civilization's Greatest Minds
Written by Joel L. Kraemer

Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
Publisher: Doubleday Religion
On Sale: February 9, 2010
Price: $19.00

This authoritative biography of Moses Maimonides, one of the most influential minds in all of human history, illuminates his life as a philosopher, physician, and lawgiver. A biography on a grand scale, it brilliantly explicates one man’s life against the background of the social, religious, and political issues of his time.

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The Life and World of One of Civilization's Greatest Minds
Written by Joel L. Kraemer

Format: eBook, 496 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: October 28, 2008
Price: $13.99

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