Sefer ʻAḳedat Yitsḥaḳ

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Sefer ʻAḳedat Yitsḥaḳ...

Isaac ben Moses Arama (ca. 1420-1494)
Sefer ʻAḳedat Yitsḥaḳ / leha-ḥakham... Yitsḥaḳ ben ʻAramah
Instances of censorship
Venetsiʾah: Bomberg, 307 (1546 or 1547); printed by Korneliu Adelkind
Isaac ben Moses Arama (ca. 1420-1494)
Sefer ʻAḳedat Yitsḥaḳ / leha-ḥakham... Yitsḥaḳ ben ʻAramah
Instances of censorship
Venetsiʾah: Bomberg, 307 (1546 or 1547); printed by Korneliu Adelkind
Expurgated text

The expurgated area appears in the commentary to Behukotai (Leviticus 26:3-27:34), in which Arama discusses the fact that the Torah makes no mention of an afterlife, and disputes the Christian position of eternal life as a reward, and therefore motivator, for one's deeds.

Credit: Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, University of Pennsylvania (More bibliographic information)
Censor's handwritten approbation

The censor's mark reads:
"Revisto per me Antonio Francesco Enrique, Alessandria 1688"
("Examined by me, Antonio Francesco Enrique...").

Credit: Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, University of Pennsylvania (More bibliographic information)