Maimonides’ Third answer to R. Ovadyah haGer: Translation of Iggeret el Rav Ovadyah haGer

This is a translation of the third part of Maimonides’ letter to R. Ovadyah haGer, the Arab convert who embraced Judaism. While it isn’t rare to see converts become hostile to their earlier religions, R. Ovadyah seems to have been at least honest, when it comes to Islam. From the context of the whole letter, we understand that he had a disagreement with his teacher about the nature of Islam, if the Muslims are to be considered...

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