I highly revomend this book for those interested in Jewish history as well as the history of medicine.
I am reading Nuland's books more for inspiration and enjoyment than for anything else, and I have been extremely blessed by all of them.
The great philosopher, physician and leader is brought vividly to life by Sherwin Nuland, himself a writer-physician.
Moses Maimonides, known variously as the 12th Century Renaissance man (or the renaissance man before there was a Renaissance), the architect of Judaism, the greatest Jewish... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Herbert L Calhoun
Amazing biography about a brilliant mind! Very inspirational! And to think that his medical knowledge was hundreds of years ahead of his time, was totally mindboggling! Read morePublished 16 months ago by Sonja Marsh
A well written and informative book bringing to life one of the most impressive physician scholars in Jewish history. Dr. Read morePublished 22 months ago by tennisdoc
I've been working with undergrads for 5 years and have tried a new book on Maimonides every year. Finally, I've found the perfect book. Read morePublished on October 24, 2012 by Idalion1
Excellent! Nuland takes his atheism right out of the book and is a good reporter. I learned so much about the history of Jewish medicine through reading this book, especially... Read morePublished on February 4, 2012 by Craig Hamilton
I found this book to be a beautifully written inspiration and historical description. It is very easy to read. Read morePublished on June 26, 2011 by Robert C. Goldszer
Dr. Nuland writes an engaging review of Maimonides with insights and information
which add to the genius and character of Maimonides. Read more
All of Dr. Nuland's books are well worth reading. "Maimonides" is different from all of the other books I've read by him, in that it was narrative, and did not deal with a modern... Read morePublished on July 12, 2009 by Trudie Barreras