Historical Who is Who

LUZZATTO, Moses

1707 - 1747
Italy
RELIGION, LITERATURE

 

Poet, playwright and theologian, also known as Ramhal. A follower of Luria’s Kabbalistic tradition, he attracted an immediate following, subsequently expanded by his influence on thousands of eastern European Jews who were attracted by his description of the moral life as a magnet drawing people to God. Contemporary Jewish critics judged him to be yet another false Messiah of whom over the centuries there had been many

Life

Writings 

This website uses cookies to improve your user experience. By using the site, you agree to our use of cookies. For more information about how we use cookies click here.