Maimonides (Rambam)

Thinkers & Thought Quiz

How much do you know about Judaism's leading thinkers and their philosophies?

A wide cast of intellectuals devoted their lives to defining what Judaism meant to them, and what it should mean to others. How much do you know about these thinkers and their philosophies?

Question 1 of 10
What is rationalism?
Question 2 of 10
Which of the following philosophers was about to convert to Christianity, but decided to attend synagogue before he left Judaism, and was so inspired by the Yom Kippur service he attended, that he ultimately became a strong advocate of Judaism for Jews, and Christianity for Christians?
Question 3 of 10
Which of these Jewish thinkers identified as an Orthodox Jew?
Question 4 of 10
Who wrote Wars of the Lord?
Question 5 of 10
According to E. E. Dessler the best way to understand God is to
Question 6 of 10
True or False: Medieval Jewish Philosophers were averse to ever citing the work or theories of non-Jewish philosophers.
Question 7 of 10
Who wrote the Guide to the Perplexed?
Question 8 of 10
Emmanuel Levinas published works in Les Temps Modernes--the journal of which French philosopher?
Question 9 of 10
Who came up with the concept of I-Thou?
Question 10 of 10
Saadiah Gaon wrote a translation of the Bible in what language?

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