Definition of Halakist
1. a halakic writer [n -S]
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Literary usage of Halakist
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1. A Short Survey of the Literature of Rabbinical and Mediæval Judaism by William Oscar Emil Oesterley, George Herbert Box (1920)
"... in early life he had been very poor), he was also distinguished for piety and open-handed hospitality. He was equally eminent as a halakist and a ..."
2. The Jewish Encyclopedia: A Guide to Its Contents, an Aid to Its Use by Joseph Jacobs (1906)
"... Eleazar Ben Judah of Worms (Broyde); Meir of Rothenburg and Mordecai Ben Hillel (Ginzberg), the latter a halakist or legal casuist who may be associated ..."
3. The Longer Commentary of R. David Ḳimḥi on the First Book of Psalms (I-X, XV by David Kimhi, Rowland George Finch, George Herbert Box (1919)
"This eminent halakist maintained the view, which was to have an important influence on later Jewish exegesis, that the language of 6 For details, cf. ..."
4. Past and Present: A Collection of Jewish Essays by Israel Friedlaender (1919)
"The life work of Maimonides seems to be lost. Maimonides, the halakist, intended to supersede Tal- mudic literature by his more efficient works, ..."
5. Post-Biblical Hebrew Literature: An Anthology by B. Halper (1921)
"MOSES B. MAIMON [This great philosopher and halakist, who is usually called Maimonides, was born at Cordova in 1135, and died at Cairo in 1204. ..."
6. Hellenism by Norman De Mattos Bentwich (1920)
"halakist of the earlier part of the third century, was the author of the idea that God accomplished the creation by means of ten ideas or attributes: Wisdom ..."
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