Anuario de Estudios Medievales, Vol 42, No 1 (2012)

Entre sermón oral y comentario escrito: una reflexión sobre la polémica del rabino Joseph Ben Shoshan en su comentario sobre el Avot


https://doi.org/10.3989/aem.2012.42.1.09

Nahem Ilan
Lander Institute, Jerusalem, Israel

Resumen


El rabino Yosef ben Shoshan vivió en Toledo en el siglo XIV. Su comentario en hebreo sobre el tratado Avot apenas ha sido estudiado. Sin embargo, existen evidencias sólidas que apuntan a su derivación, al menos parcial, de sermones orales. Este artículo identifica y analiza dichas evidencias, centrándose, sobre todo, en su polémica con los “llamados filósofos”. Este término alude a los neoplatonistas antinomianos, cuya postura no solo amenazaba el liderazgo y la autoridad de la comunidad judía, sino su propia supervivencia. El presente trabajo se basa en una lectura multidisciplinaria del texto –lingüística, literaria e ideológica–, insertándolo en su contexto histórico.

Palabras clave


comentario hebreo; cábala; Maimónides; polémica; sermones; Yosef ben Shoshan

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