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The Holy Life

The Rambam is famous for adopting the negative Talmudic view of the nazir, who voluntarily abstains from some worldly pleasures. However, on closer look, the Rambam actually views such asceticism positively, neatly fitting into his understanding of holiness. I. Enjoy Life The nazir is called kadosh, holy (Num. 6:8). But on the other hand, he must bring a sin-offering at ...

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