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47, 198. 16. 73a. 17. See Scholem 1980, pp. 187ff. 18. 20b; also, Tishby 1957-61, vol. 2, pp. 3ff. 19. See Yevamot 60b-61a re Ezek. 31 (d. v. ) 20. See Scholem 1956, pp. 108ff. 21. See Palliere 1985, pp. 169-70, where Palliere reports the critique of the theology of R. 1865) made by Palliere's teacher and Luzzatto's younger colleague, R. Elijah Benamozegh (d. 1900) for its neglect. See also Novak, introduction to Palliere 1985, pp. x-xiv. 22. Berakhot 6a. See Kohut, Arukh Completum, vol. 3, p. v.

Nachmanides' comment on Gen. 13. 43. Y. 4/10a; Lewin, Otzar ha-Geonim: Chagigah, nos. 67-69. 44. See Cohen 1972, pp. , citing a number of medieval Jewish rationalist theologians as precedents for this point. 45. 33; also, Novak 1983, pp. 280ff. 46. Note: "God and morality. Only these ends are absolute ends. Only they have value in themselves ... There cannot be, therefore, any other ends but these two, which are united in one end: God" (Cohen 1972, p. 353). See Cohen 1972, pp. 258, 341, 363. 47.

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