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It seems that Rambam anticipated certain aspects of Einstien's General Relativity. The traditional view was that time is absolute and constant: "Absolute, true, and mathematical time, of itself, and from its own nature, flows equably without relation to anything external." Issac Newton However, in the Guide to the Perplexed, Rambam sees time ...


According to Rashi's commentary on Genesis, the order of events presented therein is not to be taken literally. He concludes a long comment on 1:1 with: על כרחך לא לימד המקרא סדר המוקדמים והמאוחרים כלום Perforce, you must admit that Scripture did not teach us anything about the sequence of the earlier and the later [acts of creation]. He backs ...

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