The Spirit of the Grace1


Hear, for I will speak splendid things,

and the opening of my lips, matters of right.

(Proverbs 8:6)2


 

Table of Contents


Introduction 

Chapter I        Divisions of Existence

Chapter II       The Vegetative and Sentient Souls

Chapter III     The Human Intellect

Chapter IV      The Essential Difference of Man's Vegetative and Sentient Souls

 
















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11555 has the title as רוח החן whereas 1826 drops the ה. I have translated החן as "the Grace". To fully appreciate the author's intention see MN, I:54, especially the Rambam's explanation of Sh'mot 33:13.

2This epigraph is found in 1555 not 1826.

 

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