Maimonides was a total heretic - go to http://tiny.cc/lswt9
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One of the greatest Torah scholars of all time
Maimonides - Saint and Heretic - http://tiny.cc/3mmra
Maimonides crowns science
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Christianity is a defective, idolatrous imitation of Judaism, much worse than Islam.
Maimonides' works condemned and burned by Solomon of Montpellier and Yonah Gerondi - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heresy_in_Judaism
His use of an allegorical method of biblical interpretation, which minimized anthropomorphism, was opposed for several centuries by many Orthodox rabbis; but the issues involved have lost their relevancy in modern times. Microsoft ® Encarta ® 2009
New York City Questions Circumcision Ritual After Baby Dies
Leading proponents of the Enlightenment include Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin
Baruch or Benedict de Spinoza - Hebrew: ברוך שפינוזה
You are either a Spinozist or not a philosopher at all
Baruch Spinoza rejected the Judeo-Christian notion of God
"Spinoza's effort to live as neither Jew nor Christian nor Muslim"
The writ of excommunication accused Spinoza of 'abominable heresies'
miracles are merely lawlike events whose causes we are ignorant of
Spinoza Tractatus Theologico-Politicus
Some believe that Spinoza rightly feared being burned at the stake for what he wrote
Spinoza was widely seen as the most infamous atheist-heretic of Europe.
In his lifetime, Saint Baruch was proclaimed an atheist
Baruch Spinoza was the first to identify the essence of things
Spinoza was intent on disproving any sense of "chosen people"
Spinoza rightly feared of being burned at the stake
this Jewish heretic became a proud symbol of the Netherlands
Theodor Herzl proposes solutions to the Jewish problem
Herzl fantasized about the collective conversion of the Jews in a mass ceremony
Are heretics really far worse than Hitler?
Herzl the heretic
How much do I love this holy heretic
Poem by Einstein on Spinoza
The Jewish people have nothing "chosen" about them
Like Einstein, Ben-Gurion was an ardent admirer of Spinoza