Moses Mendelssohn Quotes (32 quotes)
“Judaism boasts of no exclusive revelation of eternal truths that are indispensable to salvation, of no revealed religion in the sense in which that term is usually understood.”
Moses Mendelssohn: Writings on Judaism, Christianity, and the Bible (2011 edition), UPNE - ISBN: 9781611682144
Jerusalem: Or on Religious Power and Judaism (1983 edition), Brandeis University Press - ISBN: 9780874512649
“The analysis of concepts is for the understanding nothing more than what the magnifying glass is for sight.”
Moses Mendelssohn: Philosophical Writings (1997 edition), Cambridge University Press - ISBN: 9780521574778
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsMoses Mendelssohn
Born: September 6, 1729
Died: January 4, 1786 (aged 56)
Bio: Moses Mendelssohn was a German Jewish philosopher to whose ideas the Haskalah is indebted. Although himself a practicing orthodox Jew, he has been referred to as the father of Reform Judaism.