Jacob ben Reuben (rabbi)

Jacob ben Reuben (rabbi)

You may be looking for Jacob ben Reuben, the Karaite scholar, or Jacob ben Reuben ibn Zur of Morocco.

Jacob ben Reuben was a Spanish-Jewish rabbi and polemicist of the twelfth century. In response to attacks by the convert Petrus Alphonsi, he wrote the Sefer Milhamot Adonai ("Book of the Wars of the Lord"). This work was divided into twelve chapters, and contained, besides refutations of the Christian arguments drawn from the Tanakh, a thorough criticism of the Gospels and the Acts of the Apostles, in which he points out many contradictions.

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