Maimonides lived around 1100 CE. His writing about religion and his life as a Rabbi, scientist and physician, is beyond my understanding. And, it is about an invisible God. But, he seems to dwarf other ancient writing. A friend introduced me years ago.
He was chased out of countries by both Christians and Muslims. It is unfortunate to this day the more popular narratives of Judaism, Islam and Christianity have kept of Maimonides somewhat less prominent than he might have been.
He is considered the first physician to describe the symptoms asthma, diabetes, hepatitis and pneumonia. He was doctor to a royal family and served patients off the street at other hours. While doing both he wrote about religion.
Like all discussions of religion there has been endless hair splitting about the teachings of Maimonides. In much of his writing he seemed to stay with resurrection of the soul, not of the body.
He is called a “rationalist.” He thought it inaccurate to describe God with positive statements. Instead of saying “God is wise,” believers should say, “God is not ignorant.” He thought prophets resulted from study and that one need not be a Jew to be one.
He thought of God as a big picture being who does not pay any attention to individuals. God does not get “angry with man” because man is not that important in the vast universe.
But, it is helpful for people to believe God gets angry, Maimonides wrote, because it helps keep them in line.